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

Table 51—Value of softwood lumber exports from Seattle and Columbia-Snake Customs Districts by species and destination, 1976-2008a

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  (Thousand board feet)
  From Both Customs Districts From Seattle Customs District From Columbia-Snake
Customs District
Year Total Douglas-fir Western hemlock Other soft-
woods
Total Douglas-fir Western hemlock Other soft-woods Total Douglas-fir Western hemlock Other soft-woods
1976 222,687 167,584 32,064 23,038 81,086 43,462 20,526 17,099 141,600 124,122 11,538 5,940
1977 186,690 138,601 30,198 17,890 71,411 36,042 22,369 13,000 115,279 102,559 7,830 4,890
1978 212,155 150,940 36,021 25,194 89,987 39,933 31,495 18,558 122,168 111,007 4,526 6,636
1979 435,366 272,971 105,592 56,803 166,095 46,566 78,413 41,117 269,271 226,405 27,180 15,686
1980 429,549 251,940 108,257 69,351 169,364 38,529 84,048 46,788 260,185 213,411 24,210 22,564
1981 361,416 196,961 91,882 72,572 155,626 50,182 55,846 49,598 205,789 146,779 36,037 22,974
1982 323,061 175,211 89,511 58,339 142,366 36,056 69,144 37,166 180,696 139,156 20,367 21,173
1983 363,007 206,037 90,489 66,481 166,499 45,242 70,845 50,411 196,509 160,795 19,644 16,070
1984 330,970 190,732 74,134 66,104 132,977 39,207 49,225 44,545 197,993 151,525 24,909 21,560
1985 303,107 158,986 89,107 55,014 130,839 34,168 57,877 38,794 172,269 124,818 31,231 16,220
1986 413,932 191,641 143,117 79,174 245,884 67,314 114,053 64,517 168,048 124,327 29,064 14,656
1987 560,924 265,942 195,170 99,812 317,034 86,862 157,523 72,649 243,890 179,080 37,647 27,163
1988 697,515 349,275 208,887 139,353 362,334 119,947 148,273 94,113 335,180 229,327 60,613 45,240
1989 875,758 465,909 220,835 189,015 399,183 133,667 147,991 117,525 476,575 332,241 72,844 71,490
1990 768,650 409,866 170,927 187,857 376,309 130,918 121,773 123,618 392,341 278,948 49,154 64,239
1991 726,343 412,591 159,009 154,743 341,766 128,028 107,631 106,107 384,577 284,563 51,378 48,636
1992 651,239 398,453 121,724 131,062 303,276 129,432 87,059 86,785 347,963 269,021 34,665 44,277
1993 700,098 430,682 116,215 153,201 337,382 149,990 86,919 100,473 362,716 280,692 29,296 52,728
1994 678,426 425,881 123,341 129,205 341,787 167,700 93,394 80,693 336,639 258,181 29,947 48,512
1995 714,815 449,115 120,102 145,599 368,109 185,081 95,378 87,650 346,706 264,033 24,724 57,949
1996 740,746 517,750 110,839 112,156 390,587 223,901 95,356 71,330 350,159 293,849 15,483 40,826
1997 609,619 322,459 52,668 234,493 355,719 153,319 45,092 157,307 253,901 169,140 7,575 77,186
1998 309,416 162,681 22,591 124,145 171,973 65,056 18,392 88,526 137,443 97,625 4,199 35,619
1999 310,806 173,412 34,987 102,407 158,856 62,266 25,780 70,810 151,951 111,146 9,207 31,598
2000 309,006 165,718 21,187 122,102 159,017 49,854 13,862 95,301 149,989 115,864 7,325 26,801
2001 206,390 96,299 6,864 103,227 121,059 30,206 4,938 85,915 85,331 66,093 1,926 17,312
2002 160,133 61,355 6,183 92,595 111,011 30,781 2,636 77,595 49,121 30,574 3,548 15,000
2003 170,218 54,782 6,887 108,549 126,146 27,464 2,896 95,786 44,072 27,318 3,991 12,763
2004 141,870 54,108 7,770 79,992 98,103 22,892 5,830 69,380 43,766 31,214 1,939 10,612
2005 115,429 42,126 4,474 68,828 96,344 29,820 2,892 63,632 19,085 12,307 1,582 5,196
2006 136,421 64,815 2,621 68,984 114,579 51,219 2,524 60,836 21,842 13,596 98 8,148
2007 174,607 93,116 5,075 76,417 151,306 80,881 4,743 65,682 23,301 12,235 332 10,735
2008 215,688 127,775 15,274 72,639 185,226 109,491 12,136 63,599 30,462 18,283 3,138 9,040
1976 41,200 14,127 23,623 3,450 28,549 9,155 16,957 2,438 12,651 4,973 6,666 1,012
1977 35,428 10,211 22,526 2,692 26,738 5,558 19,268 1,912 8,691 4,652 3,258 780
1978 48,964 14,318 28,917 5,729 41,719 10,142 27,162 4,414 7,245 4,176 1,755 1,315
1979 148,834 37,132 85,634 26,068 105,441 22,273 66,052 17,116 43,392 14,859 19,582 8,952
1980 127,954 20,803 82,940 24,211 93,330 10,354 64,998 17,979 34,624 10,449 17,942 16,232
1981 111,549 24,244 66,441 20,864 67,835 11,139 41,421 15,274 43,715 13,105 25,020 5,590
1982 129,281 29,748 77,542 21,991 81,284 11,752 55,660 13,872 47,997 17,996 21,882 8,119
1983 137,571 33,469 77,244 26,858 98,180 16,073 59,386 22,721 39,391 17,395 17,858 4,137
1984 123,595 30,899 64,837 27,859 74,996 13,802 41,970 19,224 48,598 17,097 22,867 8,635
1985 141,536 28,966 83,125 29,445 82,653 8,795 53,681 20,177 58,883 20,171 29,444 9,268
1986 222,302 44,466 133,059 44,777 165,304 26,505 104,771 34,028 56,999 17,961 28,288 10,749
1987 302,166 68,370 176,838 56,957 239,752 51,667 146,208 41,876 62,414 16,704 30,629 15,081
1988 351,915 90,655 187,370 73,890 235,227 54,112 129,758 51,357 116,688 36,542 57,612 22,534
1989 451,059 151,281 203,488 96,291 274,497 74,909 135,184 64,405 176,562 76,372 68,304 31,886
1990 382,963 126,576 156,635 99,751 250,943 69,069 109,698 72,176 132,020 57,507 46,937 27,575
1991 385,925 142,635 147,131 96,159 229,958 68,819 97,849 63,290 155,967 73,816 49,282 32,869
1992 377,565 192,118 110,223 75,224 210,113 80,231 78,756 51,126 167,452 111,887 31,467 24,098
1993 443,597 238,711 103,981 100,905 238,045 94,196 77,015 66,834 205,552 144,515 26,966 34,071
1994 469,374 275,508 115,991 77,874 248,362 117,604 86,961 43,796 221,012 157,904 29,030 34,078
1995 498,991 296,212 115,673 87,106 260,286 123,597 91,565 45,124 238,705 172,615 24,108 41,982
1996 552,932 384,067 105,906 62,959 286,578 160,756 91,024 34,798 266,354 223,311 14,882 28,161
1997 404,989 196,006 46,821 162,162 243,333 99,865 40,388 103,080 161,656 96,141 6,433 59,082
1998 173,996 87,369 14,422 72,205 96,928 37,982 10,839 48,107 77,068 49,387 3,583 24,098
1999 185,884 108,648 16,380 60,855 87,933 40,197 10,148 37,588 97,951 68,452 6,232 23,267
2000 193,939 120,244 7,496 66,199 86,171 30,402 4,842 50,926 107,768 89,841 2,654 15,273
2001 119,014 66,259 2,547 50,207 57,069 15,173 2,304 39,590 61,945 51,086 243 10,617
2002 77,517 38,199 463 38,855 48,314 17,942 240 30,132 29,202 20,256 223 8,723
2003 69,980 30,141 450 39,389 43,630 11,337 338 31,955 26,350 18,804 112 7,434
2004 57,686 28,049 667 28,970 31,435 6,818 555 24,063 26,250 21,232 112 4,907
2005 31,240 13,701 58 17,481 28,722 11,813 58 16,853 2,518 1,889 0 629
2006 37,402 25,534 104 11,763 32,296 22,143 94 10,059 5,106 3,391 10 1,705
2007 49,966 37,271 504 12,191 47,249 35,842 479 10,926 2,718 1,427 25 1,265
2008 78,654 67,210 1,271 10,174 68,810 57,893 1,196 9,721 9,845 9,317 74 454
1976 24,725 12,949 1,654 10,122 24,725 12,949 1,654 10,122 -- -- -- --
1977 18,087 9,429 1,006 7,652 18,087 9,429 1,006 7,652 -- -- -- --
1978 21,979 10,632 2,227 9,120 21,958 10,611 2,227 9,120 21 21 -- --
1979 37,986 14,959 6,249 16,777 37,986 14,959 6,249 16,777 -- -- -- --
1980 42,096 15,679 6,649 19,768 42,096 15,679 6,649 19,768 -- -- -- --
1981 58,031 27,433 6,200 24,397 58,031 27,433 6,200 24,397 -- -- -- --
1982 31,671 13,648 3,536 14,487 31,671 13,648 3,536 14,487 -- -- -- --
1983 44,175 20,039 3,297 20,838 44,175 20,039 3,297 20,838 -- -- -- --
1984 31,348 13,068 2,534 15,745 31,348 13,068 2,534 15,745 -- -- -- --
1985 31,657 15,738 2,098 13,821 31,648 15,729 2,098 13,821 9 9 -- --
1986 40,582 19,187 3,327 18,069 40,582 19,187 3,327 18,069 -- -- -- --
1987 42,800 18,682 3,952 20,166 42,800 18,682 3,952 20,166 -- -- -- --
1988 63,557 30,555 6,931 26,072 63,557 30,555 6,931 26,072 -- -- -- --
1989 76,948 39,814 6,507 30,627 76,948 39,814 6,507 30,627 -- -- -- --
1990 78,744 41,888 6,909 29,947 78,744 41,888 6,909 29,947 -- -- -- --
1991 66,430 43,723 3,730 18,977 66,430 43,723 3,730 18,977 -- -- -- --
1992 57,077 37,773 2,923 16,381 57,077 37,773 2,923 16,381 -- -- -- --
1993 63,946 44,310 3,036 16,600 63,946 44,310 3,036 16,600 -- -- -- --
1994 62,666 41,121 3,702 17,843 62,666 41,121 3,702 17,843 -- -- -- --
1995 71,103 48,760 2,916 19,427 71,103 48,760 2,916 19,427 -- -- -- --
1996 63,617 43,920 1,407 18,290 63,617 43,920 1,407 18,290 -- -- -- --
1997 73,448 41,187 2,713 29,547 73,448 41,187 2,713 29,547 -- -- -- --
1998 47,870 16,592 1,628 29,650 47,870 16,592 1,628 29,650 -- -- -- --
1999 37,475 10,476 1,778 25,220 37,475 10,476 1,778 25,220 -- -- -- --
2000 41,236 12,443 1,964 26,829 41,236 12,443 1,964 26,829 -- -- -- --
2001 40,948 9,906 2,415 28,627 40,948 9,906 2,415 28,627 -- -- -- --
2002 40,545 8,491 2,250 29,804 40,545 8,491 2,250 29,804 -- -- -- --
2003 55,037 10,415 2,157 42,465 55,037 10,415 2,157 42,465 -- -- -- --
2004 47,488 11,639 3,308 32,541 47,488 11,639 3,308 32,541 -- -- -- --
2005 38,957 11,196 4 27,758 38,957 11,196 4 27,758 -- -- -- --
2006 48,835 17,253 2,144 29,438 48,835 17,253 2,144 29,438 -- -- -- --
2007 59,861 18,208 3,013 38,641 59,861 18,208 3,013 38,641 -- -- -- --
2008 68,149 22,374 3,807 41,969 68,149 22,374 3,807 41,969 -- -- -- --
1981 2,566 2,531 15 20 91 55 15 20 2,475 2,475 -- --
1982 577 577 -- -- -- -- -- -- 577 577 -- --
1983 2,381 2,381 -- -- -- -- -- -- 2,381 2,381 -- --
1984 11,914 8,923 2 2,989 -- -- -- -- 11,914 8,923 2 2,989
1985 4,784 3,669 732 383 41 -- -- 41 4,743 3,669 732 341
1986 1,077 655 407 16 407 -- 407 -- 670 655 -- 16
1987 2,792 2,635 -- 157 244 87 -- 157 2,548 2,548 -- --
1988 1,950 -- 41 1,909 41 -- 41 -- 1,909 -- -- 1,909
1989 3,960 25 176 3,759 240 4 77 159 3,720 21 99 3,600
1990 1,936 -- 60 1,876 120 -- 60 60 1,816 -- -- 1,816
1991 115 -- -- 115 115 -- -- 115 -- -- -- --
1992 2,740 108 1,495 1,137 108 108 -- -- 2,632 -- 1,495 1,137
1993 161 83 63 15 161 83 63 15 -- -- -- --
1994 109 -- 71 38 109 -- 71 38 -- -- -- --
1995 155 35 -- 120 120 -- -- 120 35 35 -- --
1996 313 54 -- 259 313 54 -- 259 -- -- -- --
1997 867 -- -- 867 821 -- -- 821 46 -- -- 46
1998 901 -- 374 528 794 -- 374 420 108 -- -- 108
1999 732 5 -- 726 488 5 -- 482 244 -- -- 244
2000 1,271 22 39 1,210 996 22 39 935 276 -- -- 276
2001 2,513 -- -- 2,513 1,803 -- -- 1,803 710 -- -- 710
2002 2,991 -- -- 2,991 2,648 -- -- 2,648 344 -- -- 344
2003 5,779 183 4 5,592 5,588 121 4 5,463 191 62 -- 129
2004 5,656 65 41 5,550 3,406 39 41 3,326 2,250 26 -- 2,224
2005 5,221 125 9 5,087 3,218 100 -- 3,118 2,002 25 9 1,969
2006 4,773 14 44 4,715 527 -- 44 483 4,246 14 -- 4,233
2007 4,027 314 322 3,391 2,195 177 137 1,882 1,833 136 185 1,509
2008 7,268 472 1,494 5,302 3,737 403 830 2,504 3,531 70 664 2,798


a - Includes lumber classified as railroad crossties and not specified by species.

b - China data begins in 1981.

Source: U.S. Department of Commerce. Data are compiled from records at the end of each quarter.

 

 

 

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