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Trade (British Columbia)

2014 2015 2016
Balance of trade (total exports) (dollars) Footnote 1 10,519,005,491 10,742,157,356 11,916,735,970
Export markets (dollars)  
Africa 2,169,015 1,650,785 1,775,216
China 3,724,176,500 3,622,787,988 3,357,178,503
European Union 459,981,323 445,573,586 558,711,780
India 89,476,814 66,180,605 68,346,783
Japan 1,261,089,074 1,182,902,103 1,222,321,173
Middle East 65,166,939 50,993,323 44,151,473
Oceania 103,870,710 132,718,385 148,519,451
South and Central America 121,327,635 111,124,892 116,537,304
South Korea 326,976,672 339,729,955 325,737,191
Taiwan 202,068,331 198,012,162 148,803,171
United States 5,439,398,788 6,006,089,629 7,244,332,774
Other export markets 451,741,398 463,625,490 554,734,918
Total 12,247,443,199 12,621,388,903 13,791,149,737
Domestic exports (excludes maple products) (dollars)
Primary wood products 1,089,902,748 971,183,047 1,202,815,102
Logs and bolts 791,858,796 675,191,376 780,045,410
Pulpwood 442,064 2,977,874 2,488,037
Wood chips 25,385,541 21,437,466 30,063,695
Other primary wood products (includes Christmas trees) 272,216,347 271,576,331 390,217,960
Pulp and paper products 4,265,636,477 4,366,137,527 3,935,796,645
Converted paper 19,436,430 24,598,209 22,704,458
Newsprint 324,015,413 249,993,265 158,243,736
Other paper and paperboard 690,687,736 649,140,176 589,488,449
Other paper products 54,611,578 59,991,239 61,921,561
Other pulp 10,335    
Recovered paper 55,724,619 81,806,430 104,999,479
Wood pulp 3,121,150,366 3,300,608,208 2,998,438,962
Wood-fabricated materials 6,891,903,974 7,284,068,329 8,652,537,990
Fibreboard 43,569,117 51,477,617 37,029,598
Hardwood lumber 12,369,519 12,683,631 19,090,208
Oriented strandboard 324,026,394 381,355,528 491,774,628
Particleboard 230,568 436,282 945,142
Plywood 125,862,194 175,364,433 218,173,682
Shingles and Shakes 172,849,509 212,977,829 230,429,770
Softwood lumber 5,723,412,235 5,792,441,928 6,923,707,755
Veneer 185,231,051 244,779,244 242,894,143
Other wood-fabricated materials 92,153,775 130,060,887 146,417,952
Other wood-fabricated materials (non classified) 212,199,612 282,490,950 341,898,698
Total value of exports 12,247,443,199 12,621,388,903 13,791,149,737
Domestic exports—Maple products (dollars) 239,000 200,000  
Domestic exports—Quantity
Non-timber forest products
Christmas trees (number) 2,965 2,326  
Maple products (litres) 18,423 14,026  
Primary wood products
Logs (cubic metres) 6,263,741 5,533,733 6,257,479
Pulpwood (cubic metres) 5,371 33,399 25,473
Wood chips (tonnes) 314,561 219,605 297,535
Pulp and paper products
Newsprint (tonnes) 517,136 374,457 222,239
Other paper and paperboard (tonnes) 745,108 652,463 649,211
Wood pulp (air dry metric tonnes) 4,138,769 4,273,242 4,071,476
Wood-fabricated materials
Hardwood lumber (cubic metres) 24,154 25,216 38,782
Oriented strandboard (cubic metres) 1,185,420 1,410,379 1,693,869
Particleboard (cubic metres) 690 1,279 5,062
Plywood (cubic metres) 223,013 267,704 348,251
Softwood lumber (cubic metres) 25,843,860 26,197,869 29,236,575
Veneer (square metres) 185,217,977 207,607,143 177,389,024
Imports (excludes maple products) (dollars)
Primary wood products 65,836,734 67,569,158 51,647,118
Logs and bolts 2,424,420 1,168,490 2,258,308
Pulpwood 1,823,685 1,430,878 26,235
Wood chips 46,965,296 47,621,600 35,415,396
Other primary wood products (includes Christmas trees) 14,623,333 17,348,190 13,947,179
Pulp and paper products 781,572,084 866,839,971 820,598,325
Converted paper 196,158,037 207,579,691 210,401,341
Newsprint 12,460,270 11,092,548 4,508,434
Other paper and paperboard 270,433,732 303,054,211 284,481,850
Other paper products 296,790,631 337,060,834 314,046,348
Other pulp 3,190 28,951 5,519
Recovered paper 1,360,652 1,586,507 297,388
Wood pulp 4,365,572 6,437,229 6,857,445
Wood-fabricated materials 881,028,890 944,822,418 1,002,168,324
Fibreboard 124,722,388 140,976,437 139,059,071
Hardwood lumber 34,943,961 37,889,581 35,660,354
Oriented strandboard 3,569,768 2,867,462 3,422,339
Particleboard 45,625,350 50,435,852 51,415,738
Plywood 155,604,006 159,131,300 195,812,642
Shingles and Shakes 12,319,829 21,267,477 24,462,409
Softwood lumber 143,228,152 137,129,685 145,974,715
Veneer 12,270,058 12,404,740 10,092,442
Other wood-fabricated materials 110,180,505 132,936,894 141,522,151
Other wood-fabricated materials (non classified) 238,564,873 249,782,990 254,804,706
Total value of imports 1,728,437,708 1,879,231,547 1,874,413,767
Imports—Maple products (dollars)      
Imports—Quantity
Primary wood products
Logs (cubic metres) 56,974 22,953 19,041
Pulpwood (cubic metres) 51,107 37,907 696
Wood chips (tonnes) 961,872 851,465 654,250
Pulp and paper products
Newsprint (tonnes) 20,057 16,294 5,893
Other paper and paperboard (tonnes) 204,804 205,023 197,160
Wood pulp (air dry metric tonnes) 5,636 9,250 99,699
Wood-fabricated materials
Hardwood lumber (cubic metres) 64,630 189,232 45,529
Oriented strandboard (cubic metres) 11,926 17,994 7,637
Particleboard (cubic metres) 596,401 2,833,900 703,602
Plywood (cubic metres) 758,416 1,424,495 527,645
Softwood lumber (cubic metres) 797,305 820,436 728,695
Veneer (square metres) 2,085,846 2,216,130 2,694,314
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