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Trade (British Columbia)

2013 2014 2015
Balance of trade (total exports) (dollars) Footnote 1 9,958,681,468 10,549,316,477 10,846,936,327
Export markets (dollars)  
Africa 2,086,099 2,169,015 1,650,785
China 3,616,162,069 3,759,417,351 3,692,214,669
European Union 493,843,713 460,068,751 445,868,268
India 70,711,462 90,983,433 67,996,422
Japan 1,310,372,155 1,240,369,969 1,177,938,677
Middle East 60,326,688 65,588,171 55,305,442
Oceania 117,594,871 103,925,990 132,512,199
South and Central America 123,423,398 121,384,600 111,214,529
South Korea 300,571,347 328,615,340 348,175,043
Taiwan 177,014,106 209,655,020 202,413,821
United States 4,895,048,685 5,438,807,115 6,004,960,017
Other export markets 353,917,332 456,495,515 485,545,849
Total 11,521,071,925 12,277,480,270 12,725,795,721
Domestic exports (excludes maple products) (dollars)
Primary wood products 1,095,399,839 1,089,891,236 971,477,093
Logs and bolts 806,236,091 791,858,796 675,211,376
Pulpwood 127,960 442,064 2,999,744
Wood chips 27,986,280 25,385,541 21,467,448
Other primary wood products (includes Christmas trees) 261,049,508 272,204,835 271,798,525
Pulp and paper products 3,908,407,461 4,265,110,631 4,365,228,634
Converted paper 14,152,755 19,426,934 24,535,197
Newsprint 281,018,270 324,015,413 249,993,265
Other paper and paperboard 670,012,126 690,687,736 649,109,221
Other paper products 57,869,491 54,095,228 59,164,088
Other pulp   10,335  
Recovered paper 54,381,825 55,724,619 81,818,655
Wood pulp 2,830,972,994 3,121,150,366 3,300,608,208
Wood-fabricated materials 6,517,264,625 6,922,478,403 7,389,089,994
Fibreboard 39,541,977 43,569,117 51,477,617
Hardwood lumber 9,656,619 12,369,519 12,661,761
Oriented strandboard 469,164,406 324,026,394 381,355,528
Particleboard 907,151 230,568 436,282
Plywood 94,426,940 125,858,699 175,364,433
Shingles and Shakes 163,092,762 172,849,509 212,974,427
Softwood lumber 5,310,980,108 5,754,018,050 5,897,604,707
Veneer 161,004,773 185,231,051 244,757,732
Other wood-fabricated materials 79,858,025 92,153,775 130,060,887
Other wood-fabricated materials (non classified) 188,631,864 212,171,721 282,396,620
Total value of exports 11,521,071,925 12,277,480,270 12,725,795,721
Domestic exports—Maple products (dollars) 512,000 239,000 200,000
Domestic exports—Quantity
Non-timber forest products
Christmas trees (number) 3,049 2,965 2,326
Maple products (litres) 41,440 18,423 14,026
Primary wood products
Logs (cubic metres) 6,664,942 6,263,741 5,533,733
Pulpwood (cubic metres) 1,404 5,371 33,822
Wood chips (tonnes) 355,111 314,561 219,816
Pulp and paper products
Newsprint (tonnes) 448,280 517,136 374,457
Other paper and paperboard (tonnes) 780,830 745,108 652,417
Wood pulp (air dry metric tonnes) 4,152,810 4,138,769 4,273,242
Wood-fabricated materials
Hardwood lumber (cubic metres) 21,587 24,154 25,138
Oriented strandboard (cubic metres) 1,381,646 1,185,420 1,410,379
Particleboard (cubic metres) 3,220 690 1,279
Plywood (cubic metres) 179,099 223,009 267,704
Softwood lumber (cubic metres) 25,881,083 25,851,299 26,216,764
Veneer (square metres) 178,535,546 185,217,977 207,592,160
Imports (excludes maple products) (dollars)
Primary wood products 68,114,680 65,836,734 67,630,685
Logs and bolts 4,044,529 2,424,420 1,168,490
Pulpwood 1,965,671 1,823,685 1,430,878
Wood chips 45,565,682 46,965,296 47,621,600
Other primary wood products (includes Christmas trees) 16,538,798 14,623,333 17,409,717
Pulp and paper products 712,006,275 781,398,197 866,592,020
Converted paper 174,010,901 195,985,151 207,198,540
Newsprint 16,542,453 12,460,270 11,092,548
Other paper and paperboard 257,092,866 270,434,549 303,010,463
Other paper products 257,477,030 296,788,813 337,237,782
Other pulp 8,228 3,190 28,951
Recovered paper 1,337,707 1,360,652 1,586,507
Wood pulp 5,537,090 4,365,572 6,437,229
Wood-fabricated materials 782,269,502 880,928,862 944,636,689
Fibreboard 104,952,553 124,722,388 140,975,622
Hardwood lumber 29,670,208 34,943,961 37,889,581
Oriented strandboard 3,575,916 3,569,768 2,772,832
Particleboard 33,354,897 45,625,350 50,433,452
Plywood 139,663,848 155,603,702 159,267,099
Shingles and Shakes 12,012,545 12,319,829 21,267,477
Softwood lumber 128,681,902 143,228,152 137,208,342
Veneer 10,078,045 12,270,058 12,404,805
Other wood-fabricated materials 104,726,920 110,182,794 133,027,279
Other wood-fabricated materials (non classified) 215,552,668 238,462,860 249,390,200
Total value of imports 1,562,390,457 1,728,163,793 1,878,859,394
Imports—Maple products (dollars)      
Imports—Quantity
Primary wood products
Logs (cubic metres) 36,577 56,974 22,953
Pulpwood (cubic metres) 58,122 51,107 37,907
Wood chips (tonnes) 917,716 961,872 851,465
Pulp and paper products
Newsprint (tonnes) 26,452 20,057 16,294
Other paper and paperboard (tonnes) 216,275 204,805 205,024
Wood pulp (air dry metric tonnes) 10,630 5,636 9,250
Wood-fabricated materials
Hardwood lumber (cubic metres) 66,927 64,630 189,232
Oriented strandboard (cubic metres) 5,535 11,926 17,994
Particleboard (cubic metres) 350,763 596,401 2,833,905
Plywood (cubic metres) 513,126 758,408 1,427,793
Softwood lumber (cubic metres) 803,567 1,379,242 1,396,819
Veneer (square metres) 919,936 2,085,846 2,216,123
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