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Trade (Ontario)

2016 2017 2018
Balance of trade (dollars) Footnote 1 -1,352,419,247 -1,464,510,189 -1,431,554,089
Export markets (dollars)  
Africa 875,912 1,532,726 1,580,907
China 87,091,936 81,754,536 68,753,391
European Union 24,841,927 25,301,383 28,098,202
India 16,641,809 22,075,854 24,951,257
Japan 8,761,114 7,985,907 8,390,103
Middle East 7,105,260 5,276,252 5,249,480
Oceania 8,198,105 7,909,718 7,347,739
South and Central America 70,668,646 57,550,845 53,288,667
South Korea 3,274,297 5,711,044 3,930,655
Taiwan 1,841,511 1,472,124 1,606,628
United States 4,442,531,739 4,496,084,423 4,656,783,948
Other export markets 8,978,917 13,010,192 33,031,325
Total 4,680,811,173 4,725,665,004 4,893,012,302
Domestic exports (excludes maple products) (dollars)
Primary wood products 49,255,928 47,582,562 52,680,478
Logs and bolts 20,910,960 12,857,275 13,442,350
Pulpwood 11,942,441 17,570,672 20,172,662
Wood chips 209,518 4,701 77,578
Other primary wood products (includes Christmas trees) 16,193,009 17,149,914 18,987,888
Pulp and paper products 2,980,682,186 2,860,558,351 2,935,623,303
Converted paper 589,458,222 570,702,223 560,990,592
Newsprint 283,937,413    
Other paper and paperboard 739,157,785 942,241,626 946,139,453
Other paper products 810,499,643 790,538,459 844,816,703
Other pulp 35,786 135,670 15,828
Recovered paper 118,958,419 146,384,148 152,948,970
Wood pulp 438,634,918 410,556,225 430,711,757
Wood-fabricated materials 1,650,873,059 1,817,524,091 1,904,708,521
Fibreboard 151,370,334 147,057,783 154,746,690
Hardwood lumber 75,601,742 73,999,300 72,363,929
Oriented strandboard 304,729,778 339,361,132 390,737,896
Particleboard 53,497,820 59,022,949 54,462,073
Plywood 92,676,918 94,530,339 109,510,447
Shingles and Shakes 1,170,615 565,127 552,710
Softwood lumber 495,495,935 610,665,001 613,387,138
Veneer 13,962,002 18,199,118 18,495,226
Other wood-fabricated materials 21,026,948 24,583,925 17,475,045
Other wood-fabricated materials (non classified) 441,340,967 449,539,417 472,977,367
Total value of exports 4,680,811,173 4,725,665,004 4,893,012,302
Domestic exports—Maple products (dollars) 773,000 171,000 356,000
Domestic exports—Christmas trees (dollars) 474,000    
Domestic exports—Quantity
Non-timber forest products
Christmas trees (number) 23,491    
Maple products (litres) 83,529 18,290 43,311
Primary wood products
Logs (cubic metres) 178,402 282,883 56,162
Pulpwood (cubic metres) 358,793 360,893 309,081
Wood chips (tonnes) 2,858 1 888
Pulp and paper products
Newsprint (tonnes) 404,743    
Other paper and paperboard (tonnes) 608,355 931,870 928,247
Wood pulp (air dry metric tonnes) 586,433 550,200 496,395
Wood-fabricated materials
Hardwood lumber (cubic metres) 122,776 122,671 114,443
Oriented strandboard (cubic metres) 952,520 882,738 961,406
Particleboard (cubic metres) 226,605 192,140 169,372
Plywood (cubic metres) 83,061 78,085 82,906
Softwood lumber (cubic metres) 2,784,391 3,012,585 2,987,212
Veneer (square metres) 5,919,136 8,083,955 8,222,886
Imports (excludes maple products) (dollars)
Primary wood products 66,689,144 61,812,361 65,062,156
Logs and bolts 17,174,748 16,037,397 16,382,213
Pulpwood 1,444,803 2,448,194 1,048,697
Wood chips 11,581,279 9,827,802 8,942,437
Other primary wood products (includes Christmas trees) 36,488,314 33,498,968 38,688,809
Pulp and paper products 4,528,795,013 4,655,493,360 4,807,928,619
Converted paper 982,447,747 999,718,949 1,033,439,796
Newsprint 7,138,108 6,364,682 5,948,490
Other paper and paperboard 1,776,597,994 1,811,471,774 1,892,935,351
Other paper products 1,550,572,005 1,573,987,604 1,601,142,713
Other pulp 1,380,005 2,415,454 2,332,239
Recovered paper 70,878,210 102,163,426 85,741,069
Wood pulp 139,780,944 159,371,471 186,388,961
Wood-fabricated materials 1,437,746,263 1,472,869,472 1,451,575,616
Fibreboard 200,310,482 203,247,178 198,530,380
Hardwood lumber 217,587,149 225,124,324 225,915,163
Oriented strandboard 23,089,570 25,421,728 18,595,103
Particleboard 17,937,421 19,270,497 23,866,913
Plywood 162,419,174 191,451,891 202,875,548
Shingles and Shakes 54,270 107,311 91,802
Softwood lumber 58,092,293 57,929,276 71,293,145
Veneer 113,892,789 115,165,718 118,596,157
Other wood-fabricated materials 196,482,268 171,209,548 149,265,409
Other wood-fabricated materials (non classified) 447,880,847 463,942,001 442,545,996
Total value of imports 6,033,230,420 6,190,175,193 6,324,566,391
Imports—Maple products (dollars) 1,589,000 1,466,000 1,227,000
Imports—Christmas trees (dollars)      
Imports—Quantity
Non-timber forest products
Christmas trees (number)      
Maple products (litres) 241,520 195,925 191,046
Primary wood products
Logs (cubic metres) 132,223 102,938 86,998
Pulpwood (cubic metres) 43,596 57,191 8,543
Wood chips (tonnes) 156,856 129,676 108,933
Pulp and paper products
Newsprint (tonnes) 16,121 4,477 3,600
Other paper and paperboard (tonnes) 1,410,080 1,410,983 1,432,503
Wood pulp (air dry metric tonnes) 271,721 241,951 316,095
Wood-fabricated materials
Hardwood lumber (cubic metres) 382,193 426,367 443,803
Oriented strandboard (cubic metres) 98,764 103,413 85,943
Particleboard (cubic metres) 129,051 138,974 144,334
Plywood (cubic metres) 458,205 683,065 649,342
Softwood lumber (cubic metres) 237,069 235,626 274,966
Veneer (square metres) 46,425,291 42,651,702 46,945,739