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Trade (Nova Scotia)

2015 2016 2017
Balance of trade (total exports) (dollars) Footnote 1 586,109,842 508,446,268 566,557,051
Export markets (dollars)  
Africa 16,246 2,250 14,086
China 153,084,968 180,973,313 154,730,278
European Union 29,252,630 26,476,465 41,151,240
India 710,964 973,406 9,410,076
Japan 202,090 59,168 6,746
Middle East 63,617,642 14,158,715 12,227,967
Oceania 120,492 774,127 14,047,867
South and Central America 11,267,757 18,784,581 30,403,605
South Korea 424,461 389,019 867,210
Taiwan   116,342 946,080
United States 340,672,825 281,750,406 297,577,641
Other export markets 36,387,905 34,192,998 54,391,492
Total 635,757,980 558,650,790 615,774,288
Domestic exports (excludes maple products) (dollars)
Primary wood products 25,834,769 23,302,569 22,244,780
Logs and bolts 92,742 42,773 7,441
Pulpwood 55,675   7,980
Wood chips 13,656,832 15,837,953 18,797,506
Other primary wood products (includes Christmas trees) 12,029,520 7,421,843 3,431,853
Pulp and paper products 504,142,521 420,552,990 447,919,936
Converted paper 9,868,006 7,850,875 9,996,104
Newsprint 1,442,756 583,842 25,270,279
Other paper and paperboard 241,683,517 175,264,944 175,711,941
Other paper products 939,034 1,211,632 1,040,623
Other pulp      
Recovered paper 8,683,117 11,263,886 8,208,431
Wood pulp 241,526,091 224,377,811 227,692,558
Wood-fabricated materials 105,780,690 114,795,231 145,609,572
Fibreboard 9,252,894 10,566,119 10,803,083
Hardwood lumber 68,237 198,169 219,230
Oriented strandboard 824,240 886,681 280,426
Particleboard 380,054 44,208 15,643
Plywood 99,917 235,650 185,499
Shingles and Shakes 46,084 218,947 31,771
Softwood lumber 87,674,770 95,544,686 125,241,053
Veneer 9,477 31 64
Other wood-fabricated materials 5,796,635 5,301,083 7,544,570
Other wood-fabricated materials (non classified) 1,628,382 1,799,657 1,288,233
Total value of exports 635,757,980 558,650,790 615,774,288
Domestic exports—Maple products (dollars) 515,000    
Domestic exports—Quantity
Non-timber forest products
Christmas trees (number) 365,095    
Maple products (litres) 42,485    
Primary wood products
Logs (cubic metres) 37   66
Pulpwood (cubic metres) 766   5
Wood chips (tonnes) 155,311 169,108 169,391
Pulp and paper products
Newsprint (tonnes) 1,898 614 37,685
Other paper and paperboard (tonnes) 271,735 248,925 252,455
Wood pulp (air dry metric tonnes) 292,180 280,307 269,379
Wood-fabricated materials
Hardwood lumber (cubic metres) 31 193 343
Oriented strandboard (cubic metres) 2,887 3,162 981
Particleboard (cubic metres) 1,226 197 112
Plywood (cubic metres) 493 431 826
Softwood lumber (cubic metres) 489,717 509,916 604,218
Veneer (square metres) 777 2 10
Imports (excludes maple products) (dollars)
Primary wood products 39,970 65 14,584
Logs and bolts      
Pulpwood      
Wood chips 1,241 65 783
Other primary wood products (includes Christmas trees) 38,729   13,801
Pulp and paper products 22,879,493 25,496,824 22,280,084
Converted paper 3,639,584 4,028,284 3,576,279
Newsprint      
Other paper and paperboard 16,985,164 18,973,063 15,542,643
Other paper products 2,015,491 1,925,814 2,294,431
Other pulp      
Recovered paper   3,650 24,543
Wood pulp 239,254 566,013 842,188
Wood-fabricated materials 26,728,675 24,707,633 26,922,569
Fibreboard 16,351,319 14,848,066 16,475,484
Hardwood lumber 18,907 3,375 66,560
Oriented strandboard   350,896 322,926
Particleboard 98,480 8,681 36,457
Plywood 3,954,799 4,259,198 3,581,950
Shingles and Shakes      
Softwood lumber 267,140 751,699 396,156
Veneer      
Other wood-fabricated materials 2,958,222 1,676,582 1,878,277
Other wood-fabricated materials (non classified) 3,079,808 2,809,136 4,164,759
Total value of imports 49,648,138 50,204,522 49,217,237
Imports—Maple products (dollars)      
Imports—Quantity
Primary wood products
Logs (cubic metres)      
Pulpwood (cubic metres)      
Wood chips (tonnes) 10   3
Pulp and paper products
Newsprint (tonnes)      
Other paper and paperboard (tonnes) 12,377 13,468 9,855
Wood pulp (air dry metric tonnes) 200 18,474 874
Wood-fabricated materials
Hardwood lumber (cubic metres) 58 8 445
Oriented strandboard (cubic metres)   1,249 1,083
Particleboard (cubic metres) 1,321 9 76
Plywood (cubic metres) 38,981 14,667 12,480
Softwood lumber (cubic metres) 381 1,149 543
Veneer (square metres)      
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