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Trade (Quebec)

2016 2017 2018
Balance of trade (dollars) Footnote 1 7,421,649,194 7,625,106,628 8,232,463,929
Export markets (dollars)  
Africa 20,631,492 14,759,537 18,262,499
China 422,492,271 529,964,438 487,720,053
European Union 449,218,308 440,394,599 525,145,358
India 264,710,696 222,007,780 267,552,708
Japan 23,997,579 23,790,487 24,259,702
Middle East 95,330,289 96,499,489 135,652,576
Oceania 3,995,149 3,764,455 3,332,509
South and Central America 297,218,574 284,073,441 306,199,834
South Korea 72,388,491 109,788,266 125,167,926
Taiwan 64,562,445 16,640,156 29,813,188
United States 7,767,189,215 7,935,310,345 8,365,362,325
Other export markets 55,877,914 84,470,428 152,576,452
Total 9,537,612,423 9,761,463,421 10,441,045,130
Domestic exports (excludes maple products) (dollars)
Primary wood products 99,687,795 98,070,857 109,013,203
Logs and bolts 6,342,389 5,163,097 4,421,094
Pulpwood 118,201 1,173,647 6,893,984
Wood chips 134,535 82,010 315,422
Other primary wood products (includes Christmas trees) 93,092,670 91,652,103 97,382,703
Pulp and paper products 6,165,193,543 6,179,418,948 6,902,846,247
Converted paper 455,721,927 491,257,881 528,934,271
Newsprint 1,457,819,661    
Other paper and paperboard 2,341,410,539 3,692,707,131 4,249,615,412
Other paper products 601,908,659 577,643,569 576,054,843
Other pulp 8,180,188 6,597,250 9,801,733
Recovered paper 117,240,393 116,331,567 88,856,978
Wood pulp 1,182,912,176 1,294,881,550 1,449,583,010
Wood-fabricated materials 3,272,731,085 3,483,973,616 3,429,185,680
Fibreboard 106,191,243 105,130,097 117,474,887
Hardwood lumber 246,784,279 270,363,438 291,859,079
Oriented strandboard 166,779,546 178,687,238 196,896,631
Particleboard 291,017,614 278,597,698 265,328,356
Plywood 99,574,857 113,750,712 118,053,349
Shingles and Shakes 69,030,789 65,622,316 54,396,129
Softwood lumber 1,317,656,998 1,463,681,195 1,370,123,026
Veneer 95,594,093 107,586,791 106,439,075
Other wood-fabricated materials 42,513,261 54,519,760 59,324,042
Other wood-fabricated materials (non classified) 837,588,405 846,034,371 849,291,106
Total value of exports 9,537,612,423 9,761,463,421 10,441,045,130
Domestic exports—Maple products (dollars) 362,324,000 369,001,000 394,734,000
Domestic exports—Christmas trees (dollars) 27,426,000    
Domestic exports—Quantity
Non-timber forest products
Christmas trees (number) 1,265,217    
Maple products (litres) 32,599,321 33,919,781 35,837,932
Primary wood products
Logs (cubic metres) 13,253 11,900 34,981
Pulpwood (cubic metres) 2,221 3,105 15,219
Wood chips (tonnes) 891 449 1,151
Pulp and paper products
Newsprint (tonnes) 1,993,943    
Other paper and paperboard (tonnes) 2,016,840 3,962,057 4,217,432
Wood pulp (air dry metric tonnes) 1,598,433 1,577,037 1,508,463
Wood-fabricated materials
Hardwood lumber (cubic metres) 354,761 397,311 389,088
Oriented strandboard (cubic metres) 604,271 528,235 524,151
Particleboard (cubic metres) 671,654 656,184 688,014
Plywood (cubic metres) 187,140 210,782 204,651
Softwood lumber (cubic metres) 6,778,097 6,859,326 6,241,668
Veneer (square metres) 39,272,202 45,055,875 40,076,386
Imports (excludes maple products) (dollars)
Primary wood products 335,715,149 287,290,730 312,719,192
Logs and bolts 276,984,193 258,881,150 128,893,657
Pulpwood 29,890,715 8,117,525 18,615,484
Wood chips 21,581,859 13,317,570 12,222,911
Other primary wood products (includes Christmas trees) 7,258,382 6,974,485 152,987,140
Pulp and paper products 1,272,788,557 1,313,464,258 1,368,951,125
Converted paper 157,128,598 163,983,371 163,201,633
Newsprint 21,163,986 19,896,657 17,747,380
Other paper and paperboard 694,822,031 722,999,888 729,994,912
Other paper products 233,090,918 227,723,783 225,481,516
Other pulp 534,872 661,746 950,139
Recovered paper 79,041,113 94,429,197 122,176,728
Wood pulp 87,007,039 83,769,616 109,398,817
Wood-fabricated materials 507,459,523 535,601,805 526,910,884
Fibreboard 162,920,243 165,807,530 139,069,606
Hardwood lumber 57,304,881 52,703,465 53,927,653
Oriented strandboard 435,048 662,858 400,229
Particleboard 5,913,555 5,880,841 6,744,587
Plywood 69,542,220 82,311,064 93,308,706
Shingles and Shakes 242,277 759,299 408,045
Softwood lumber 45,626,848 42,438,300 38,253,496
Veneer 23,846,336 31,782,328 34,655,037
Other wood-fabricated materials 35,286,138 36,774,976 38,296,915
Other wood-fabricated materials (non classified) 106,341,977 116,481,144 121,846,610
Total value of imports 2,115,963,229 2,136,356,793 2,208,581,201
Imports—Maple products (dollars) 19,802,000 15,068,000 13,071,000
Imports—Christmas trees (dollars)      
Imports—Quantity
Non-timber forest products
Christmas trees (number)      
Maple products (litres) 2,356,064 1,953,490 1,641,885
Primary wood products
Logs (cubic metres) 3,170,505 3,110,489 1,113,558
Pulpwood (cubic metres) 407,883 116,322 255,801
Wood chips (tonnes) 174,472 122,051 109,823
Pulp and paper products
Newsprint (tonnes) 27,454 24,063 18,635
Other paper and paperboard (tonnes) 552,309 571,803 546,378
Wood pulp (air dry metric tonnes) 107,617 105,301 155,148
Wood-fabricated materials
Hardwood lumber (cubic metres) 129,065 118,496 109,914
Oriented strandboard (cubic metres) 1,242 2,560 2,378
Particleboard (cubic metres) 33,742 20,671 21,619
Plywood (cubic metres) 167,157 198,944 233,305
Softwood lumber (cubic metres) 143,996 132,874 121,282
Veneer (square metres) 10,353,089 15,871,679 10,817,149