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Production, Prices, Employment, and Trade in Northwest Forest Industries. All Years.

Table 49—Volume and average value of softwood chips exported from the Seattle, Columbia-Snake, San Francisco, and Anchorage Customs Districts, 1989-2008ab

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  (Short tons, dry-weight basis; value in dollars per short ton)
  Seattle
Customs District
Columbia-Snake
Customs District
San Francisco Customs District Anchorage
Customs District
Year Volume Average
value
Volume Average
value
Volume Average
value
Volume Average
value
1989 472,732 86.02 1,647,689 99.51 168,687 79.73 85,866 42.16
1990 448,817 94.51 1,843,260 96.46 303,620 96.04 28,283 75.38
1991 291,244 102.22 1,574,485 104.71 353,514 99.24 101,397 78.01
1992 191,857 100.06 1,272,841 107.30 287,503 97.42 15,509 21.73
1993 208,412 88.23 1,294,802 103.54 239,555 96.90 56,289 110.13
1994 445,660 61.59 1,212,257 101.23 240,292 88.97 73,503 108.43
1995 297,603 93.21 969,666 128.72 175,912 109.13 146,277 137.38
1996 248,359 70.85 991,793 107.03 165,931 109.83 199,862 83.79
1997 339,109 54.87 1,033,444 85.84 171,848 86.96 104,547 72.25
1998 464,453 44.17 897,097 94.08 135,644 87.89 126,181 72.91
1999 444,956 39.96 811,978 77.73 114,002 78.75 131,699 41.75
2000 241,185 63.28 791,770 78.61 113,636 68.37 178,461 41.03
2001 195,131 70.63 709,213 83.66 101,996 84.66 154,880 61.28
2002 183,409 65.50 782,520 83.33 66,730 71.54 98,935 68.85
2003 193,327 67.18 723,012 80.72 62,591 68.71 109,621 49.66
2004 259,954 57.62 733,385 75.84 29,003 69.04 24,674 37.07
2005 359,619 58.08 918,475 83.71 23,611 77.35 55,404 61.87
2006 194,622 47.26 835,163 92.54 889 108.71 6,442 44.58
2007 406,854 48.47 839,761 119.48 287 73.26 0 --
2008 320,462 50.99 1,102,733 98.12 1,320 77.50 25 156.75


a - The Department of Commerce introduced the category for softwood chips in 1989.

b - Seattle Customs District includes all ports in the State of Washington, except Longview and Vancouver. Columbia-Snake Customs District includes all Oregon ports and Longview and Vancouver, Washington. San Francisco Customs District includes all coastal and inland ports in the State of California from Monterey north. The Anchorage Customs District is the State of Alaska.

Source: U.S. Department of Commerce. The valuation definition for export statistics is the value at the seaport or border port of exportation. It is based on the selling price (or cost if not sold) and includes inland freight, insurance, and other charges to the port of exportation.

 

 

 

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