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Trade (British Columbia)

2015 2016 2017
Balance of trade (total exports) (dollars) Footnote 1 10,741,224,424 11,660,475,582 12,147,055,910
Export markets (dollars)  
Africa 1,650,785 1,775,216 1,429,362
China 3,622,787,988 3,355,214,415 3,793,449,348
European Union 445,573,586 558,714,371 517,024,681
India 66,180,605 68,346,783 81,045,972
Japan 1,182,902,103 1,222,321,173 1,302,935,534
Middle East 50,993,323 44,151,473 41,057,816
Oceania 132,718,385 148,519,451 132,939,156
South and Central America 111,124,892 116,485,733 144,141,432
South Korea 339,729,955 325,787,709 395,045,399
Taiwan 198,012,162 148,803,171 169,616,807
United States 6,006,089,629 6,991,466,155 6,777,843,651
Other export markets 463,851,490 554,406,657 638,942,001
Total 12,621,614,903 13,535,992,307 13,995,471,159
Domestic exports (excludes maple products) (dollars)
Primary wood products 971,364,655 1,202,882,973 1,209,487,896
Logs and bolts 675,146,984 780,029,820 803,492,139
Pulpwood 2,977,874 2,488,037 9,795,907
Wood chips 21,437,466 30,169,130 5,137,914
Other primary wood products (includes Christmas trees) 271,576,331 390,195,986 391,061,936
Pulp and paper products 4,366,137,527 3,935,750,427 4,424,162,305
Converted paper 24,598,209 22,687,099 21,731,581
Newsprint 249,993,265 158,243,736 166,857,326
Other paper and paperboard 649,140,176 589,623,941 589,722,686
Other paper products 59,991,239 61,869,164 58,179,511
Other pulp     10,418
Recovered paper 81,806,430 104,860,601 121,255,710
Wood pulp 3,300,608,208 2,998,465,886 3,466,405,073
Wood-fabricated materials 7,284,112,721 8,397,358,907 8,361,820,958
Fibreboard 51,477,617 37,004,163 34,456,660
Hardwood lumber 12,683,631 19,090,208 20,184,715
Oriented strandboard 381,355,528 491,781,285 548,794,369
Particleboard 436,282 945,142 2,000,458
Plywood 175,364,433 218,208,693 218,030,287
Shingles and Shakes 212,977,829 230,425,671 213,257,997
Softwood lumber 5,792,486,320 6,668,725,736 6,622,087,045
Veneer 244,779,244 242,856,091 251,232,121
Other wood-fabricated materials 130,060,887 146,462,104 117,998,360
Other wood-fabricated materials (non classified) 282,490,950 341,859,814 333,778,946
Total value of exports 12,621,614,903 13,535,992,307 13,995,471,159
Domestic exports—Maple products (dollars) 200,000    
Domestic exports—Quantity
Non-timber forest products
Christmas trees (number) 2,326    
Maple products (litres) 14,026    
Primary wood products
Logs (cubic metres) 5,533,726 6,257,298 5,877,945
Pulpwood (cubic metres) 33,399 25,473 97,848
Wood chips (tonnes) 219,605 297,535 57,975
Pulp and paper products
Newsprint (tonnes) 374,457 222,239 239,499
Other paper and paperboard (tonnes) 652,463 649,308 679,503
Wood pulp (air dry metric tonnes) 4,273,242 4,071,511 4,326,724
Wood-fabricated materials
Hardwood lumber (cubic metres) 25,216 38,782 37,917
Oriented strandboard (cubic metres) 1,410,379 1,693,853 1,805,322
Particleboard (cubic metres) 1,279 5,062 4,410
Plywood (cubic metres) 267,704 348,213 357,059
Softwood lumber (cubic metres) 26,197,970 27,664,934 25,279,256
Veneer (square metres) 207,607,143 177,357,748 205,529,872
Imports (excludes maple products) (dollars)
Primary wood products 67,585,102 51,693,749 71,347,760
Logs and bolts 1,168,490 2,258,308 4,520,653
Pulpwood 1,430,878 26,235 3,186
Wood chips 47,621,600 35,453,050 47,678,451
Other primary wood products (includes Christmas trees) 17,364,134 13,956,156 19,145,470
Pulp and paper products 867,820,587 821,755,473 842,179,535
Converted paper 207,782,289 210,471,888 221,713,155
Newsprint 11,092,548 4,508,434 5,108,971
Other paper and paperboard 303,054,211 284,550,193 293,917,543
Other paper products 337,838,852 315,064,606 314,823,322
Other pulp 28,951 5,519 8,781
Recovered paper 1,586,507 297,388 346,875
Wood pulp 6,437,229 6,857,445 6,260,888
Wood-fabricated materials 944,984,790 1,002,067,503 934,887,954
Fibreboard 140,976,437 139,099,549 120,628,723
Hardwood lumber 37,917,427 35,902,442 33,310,670
Oriented strandboard 2,867,462 3,422,339 5,481,511
Particleboard 50,435,852 51,416,892 46,419,826
Plywood 159,131,300 195,380,803 213,496,300
Shingles and Shakes 21,267,477 24,461,531 18,382,323
Softwood lumber 137,129,685 145,980,502 144,218,824
Veneer 12,404,740 10,092,442 14,781,821
Other wood-fabricated materials 132,936,996 141,305,772 83,525,235
Other wood-fabricated materials (non classified) 249,917,414 255,005,231 254,642,721
Total value of imports 1,880,390,479 1,875,516,725 1,848,415,249
Imports—Maple products (dollars)      
Imports—Quantity
Primary wood products
Logs (cubic metres) 22,953 19,041 27,876
Pulpwood (cubic metres) 37,907 696 21
Wood chips (tonnes) 851,465 654,756 861,255
Pulp and paper products
Newsprint (tonnes) 16,294 5,893 6,172
Other paper and paperboard (tonnes) 205,023 197,180 201,064
Wood pulp (air dry metric tonnes) 9,250 20,589 19,774
Wood-fabricated materials
Hardwood lumber (cubic metres) 139,687 46,788 51,357
Oriented strandboard (cubic metres) 17,994 7,637 11,933
Particleboard (cubic metres) 525,596 363,739 402,401
Plywood (cubic metres) 1,424,495 527,455 789,316
Softwood lumber (cubic metres) 820,436 729,533 584,841
Veneer (square metres) 2,216,130 2,694,314 2,724,025
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