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Trade (Canada)

2015 2016 2017
Balance of trade (total exports) (dollars) Footnote 1 21,457,998,215 23,123,277,134 24,242,012,823
Export markets (dollars)  
Africa 25,368,026 24,309,580 20,234,318
China 4,944,996,461 4,804,592,524 5,468,048,902
European Union 993,595,234 1,147,909,598 1,081,414,770
India 448,353,223 490,173,220 494,387,015
Japan 1,417,670,855 1,439,776,733 1,493,111,607
Middle East 301,702,809 230,164,555 214,563,613
Oceania 154,780,756 178,438,906 182,264,730
South and Central America 625,262,684 576,634,131 579,076,091
South Korea 514,951,247 479,304,604 612,443,193
Taiwan 284,200,371 248,844,565 219,141,224
United States 22,135,898,556 23,849,256,296 24,239,905,845
Other export markets 786,531,037 897,606,586 1,066,972,740
Total 32,633,311,259 34,367,011,298 35,671,564,048
Domestic exports (excludes maple products) (dollars)
Primary wood products 1,204,231,550 1,442,213,882 1,442,093,949
Logs and bolts 705,636,067 812,633,116 828,075,752
Pulpwood 13,880,835 15,011,432 28,724,914
Wood chips 48,097,286 56,994,827 32,388,180
Other primary wood products (includes Christmas trees) 436,391,362 557,574,507 552,905,103
Pulp and paper products 17,791,903,210 16,999,044,296 17,499,724,460
Converted paper 1,174,897,261 1,244,721,339 1,275,094,163
Newsprint 2,332,197,961 2,202,561,160 1,981,196,597
Other paper and paperboard 4,744,643,834 4,343,806,106 4,416,320,948
Other paper products 1,504,358,560 1,595,281,796 1,562,843,051
Other pulp 4,114,437 8,240,031 6,743,338
Recovered paper 355,797,405 400,834,837 452,978,725
Wood pulp 7,675,893,752 7,203,599,027 7,804,547,638
Wood-fabricated materials 13,637,176,499 15,925,753,120 16,729,745,639
Fibreboard 371,445,551 393,231,312 398,561,877
Hardwood lumber 344,550,389 349,926,216 376,469,380
Oriented strandboard 1,290,689,949 1,741,807,274 1,996,483,211
Particleboard 327,973,147 360,892,066 353,293,335
Plywood 346,451,667 416,761,369 444,030,310
Shingles and Shakes 290,874,860 311,777,941 288,512,670
Softwood lumber 8,494,199,644 9,969,207,816 10,440,909,872
Veneer 350,303,618 354,195,902 379,236,671
Other wood-fabricated materials 198,881,027 224,020,198 216,730,236
Other wood-fabricated materials (non classified) 1,621,806,647 1,803,933,026 1,835,518,077
Total value of exports 32,633,311,259 34,367,011,298 35,671,564,048
Domestic exports—Maple products (dollars) 359,507,000    
Domestic exports—Quantity
Non-timber forest products
Christmas trees (number) 1,719,735    
Maple products (litres) 31,998,348    
Primary wood products
Logs (cubic metres) 5,760,563 6,501,862 6,230,810
Pulpwood (cubic metres) 279,210 392,457 463,997
Wood chips (tonnes) 540,687 606,138 315,305
Pulp and paper products
Newsprint (tonnes) 3,310,194 3,106,377 2,853,650
Other paper and paperboard (tonnes) 4,210,706 4,037,543 4,226,476
Wood pulp (air dry metric tonnes) 9,913,865 9,903,648 9,911,480
Wood-fabricated materials
Hardwood lumber (cubic metres) 521,105 530,001 583,897
Oriented strandboard (cubic metres) 4,789,936 5,438,199 5,937,153
Particleboard (cubic metres) 917,115 943,325 886,950
Plywood (cubic metres) 539,936 625,262 670,147
Softwood lumber (cubic metres) 41,349,290 45,306,502 43,142,554
Veneer (square metres) 253,040,662 223,192,575 260,026,916
Imports (excludes maple products) (dollars)
Primary wood products 595,871,038 526,953,519 495,467,186
Logs and bolts 355,156,860 323,738,703 307,475,608
Pulpwood 39,092,331 38,760,370 15,689,073
Wood chips 116,808,268 92,561,696 96,972,692
Other primary wood products (includes Christmas trees) 84,813,579 71,892,750 75,329,813
Pulp and paper products 7,329,554,313 7,351,213,913 7,544,454,379
Converted paper 1,392,070,952 1,467,506,023 1,509,142,437
Newsprint 49,168,797 32,904,314 31,454,713
Other paper and paperboard 3,205,714,275 3,104,897,126 3,175,679,000
Other paper products 2,263,099,309 2,333,514,445 2,348,434,899
Other pulp 1,205,361 2,023,654 3,330,508
Recovered paper 146,574,665 157,238,248 205,329,940
Wood pulp 271,720,954 253,130,103 271,082,882
Wood-fabricated materials 3,249,887,693 3,365,566,732 3,389,629,660
Fibreboard 524,984,133 569,920,011 555,265,362
Hardwood lumber 327,237,741 341,763,432 345,376,723
Oriented strandboard 36,273,065 38,670,526 48,714,087
Particleboard 84,250,208 86,067,658 80,336,745
Plywood 403,943,004 456,909,835 541,345,993
Shingles and Shakes 21,624,766 24,862,569 19,283,067
Softwood lumber 262,802,789 273,455,478 268,811,040
Veneer 160,154,576 157,638,359 168,252,011
Other wood-fabricated materials 505,602,684 478,389,678 399,523,464
Other wood-fabricated materials (non classified) 923,014,727 937,889,186 962,721,168
Total value of imports 11,175,313,044 11,243,734,164 11,429,551,225
Imports—Maple products (dollars) 13,567,000    
Imports—Quantity
Non-timber forest products
Christmas trees (number) 237,939    
Maple products (litres) 1,730,666    
Primary wood products
Logs (cubic metres) 3,971,102 3,677,507 3,845,064
Pulpwood (cubic metres) 576,150 575,531 274,870
Wood chips (tonnes) 1,610,061 1,384,393 1,593,071
Pulp and paper products
Newsprint (tonnes) 59,850 49,708 34,751
Other paper and paperboard (tonnes) 2,376,592 2,326,254 2,362,788
Wood pulp (air dry metric tonnes) 332,685 445,835 691,804
Wood-fabricated materials
Hardwood lumber (cubic metres) 1,175,989 617,589 669,672
Oriented strandboard (cubic metres) 182,740 131,951 147,123
Particleboard (cubic metres) 888,212 590,075 604,342
Plywood (cubic metres) 4,087,257 1,274,104 1,878,331
Softwood lumber (cubic metres) 1,514,137 1,185,418 1,028,717
Veneer (square metres) 56,668,731 65,416,180 66,799,001
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