Facts and figures

FAO NEWS ARTICLE: Resurgence in global wood production (December 2015)

Major consumers and producers of forest products

Major exporters and importers of forest products

2014 Global Forest Products Facts and Figures

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Global production and trade of forest products in 2014

  

 Production

 

Exports

  

2014

Change (%) compared to:    

2014

Change (%) compared to: 
  Product Unit 2013 2000 1980  20132000 1980
                     
 Roundwood million m³ 3 700  1% 7% 18%   143 5% 21%  52% 
    Wood fuel million m³  1 864  0% 5% 11%   9  3% 155%   
    Industrial roundwood  million m³ 1 837  2% 9% 27%   133  5% 17%  43% 
 Wood pellets  million tonnes 26  16%       15  16%    
 Sawnwood  million m³ 439  4% 14% 4%   133  6% 17%  90% 
 Wood-based panels  million m³ 388  5% 108% 283%   83  4% 46%  407% 
    Veneer and plywood  million m³ 161  9% 142%  267%   33  7% 49%  306% 
    Particleboard and fibreboard  million m³ 227  3% 89% 294%   50  3% 43%  506% 
 Wood pulp  million tonnes 173  1% 1% 38%   59  1% 53%  177% 
 Other fibre pulp   million tonnes 13  -5% -13% 82%   0  6% 27%  98% 
 Recovered paper  million tonnes 221  3% 54% 337%   55  -1% 123%  903% 
 Paper and paperboard  million tonnes 400  1% 23% 136%   112  1% 14%  220% 
 Forest products value  US$ billion           255  3% 76%  350% 
 
Source: FAOSTAT-Forestry database
last updated:  Monday, May 9, 2016