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

Table 66—Volume of lumber exports from British Columbia ports by species and destination, 1965-2008

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  (Thousand board feet)
Year Total All Species Douglas-fir Hem-fir Cedar Spruce Other Softwoods Hardwoodsab
1965 2,932,360 795,564 1,499,033 258,961 316,607 60,418 1,777
1966 2,792,607 691,413 1,440,371 282,505 298,720 76,791 2,807
1967 3,309,580 853,932 1,704,149 345,696 302,282 101,209 2,312
1968 3,481,674 868,947 1,709,067 361,661 402,535 136,621 2,843
1969 2,980,523 735,439 1,369,090 348,622 392,493 131,208 3,671
1970 3,461,067 706,323 1,838,779 362,799 419,746 131,291 2,129
1971 3,300,365 675,773 1,703,632 324,910 440,595 153,769 1,686
1972 3,834,552 707,112 1,801,818 406,409 634,563 278,836 5,814
1973 4,169,812 566,535 2,032,594 456,522 766,830 344,401 2,930
1974 3,938,940 527,706 1,699,277 406,419 914,787 387,043 3,708
1975 3,001,410 356,371 1,113,665 295,218 825,527 409,507 1,122
1976 4,670,033 542,197 1,967,446 467,829 1,191,429 499,853 1,279
1977 5,860,807 683,614 2,364,028 533,267 2,269,876 8,796 1,226
1978 5,876,119 679,566 2,492,764 570,796 2,116,258 15,674 1,061
1979 5,755,532 679,694 2,313,186 646,701 1,983,829 129,161 2,961
1980 5,560,800 498,425 2,098,672 988,347 1,872,234 99,624 3,498
1981 4,421,519 420,466 1,805,988 604,608 1,495,892 93,086 1,479
1982 4,242,899 339,932 1,803,999 635,865 208,218 1,244,341 10,544
1983 4,797,419 338,866 2,138,634 707,342 193,775 1,413,690 5,112
1984 5,822,714 469,278 2,280,805 1,113,568 181,699 1,760,231 17,133
1985 5,856,709 606,452 2,166,417 863,294 217,340 2,000,301 2,905
1986 5,718,134 506,289 2,062,006 862,049 163,672 2,121,451 2,667
1987 7,701,323 669,643 2,745,288 925,916 221,803 3,133,596 5,077
1988 12,202,632 NA NA NA NA NA 19,272
1989 12,219,744 NA NA NA NA NA 2,398
1990 10,726,160 654,941 2,681,382 1,012,124 108,901 6,268,812 0
1991 10,478,322 738,594 2,109,779 1,039,977 99,206 6,490,766 NA
1992 11,384,925 716,128 2,022,278 1,004,424 95,363 7,546,730 NA
1993 11,974,849 663,596 2,241,928 1,032,731 105,173 7,931,421 NA
1994 12,116,896 703,609 2,218,517 946,795 108,334 8,139,641 NA
1995 12,500,939 830,686 1,984,977 1,181,420 105,851 8,398,005 NA
1996 12,256,620 801,192 1,863,155 1,141,084 106,854 8,344,335 NA
1997 11,516,058 747,305 1,731,186 969,891 93,266 7,974,410 NA
1998 10,699,390 848,775 1,461,984 783,467 51,253 7,553,911  
1999 10,896,046 905,239 1,478,558 753,819 64,930 7,693,500  
2000 10,920,898 1,025,082 1,323,279 1,011,484 53,631 7,507,422  
2001 11,216,905 859,790 1,209,516 921,139 64,886 8,161,574  
2002 11,995,659 846,587 1,049,543 891,409 38,636 9,169,484  
2003 12,375,244 781,128 1,063,829 785,179 44,229 9,700,879  
2004 13,755,601 1,044,341 1,218,119 903,130 31,177 10,558,834  
2005 14,238,972 861,183 1,252,424 887,019 32,310 11,206,036  
2006 14,050,773 660,410 1,167,641 976,587 21,417 11,224,718  
2007 12,053,202 417,907 793,485 709,666 16,925 10,115,219  
2008 9,060,450 332,208 534,364 600,736 10,357 7,582,785  
1965 195,398 7,726 163,350 16,173 7,095 1,054 0
1966 271,683 16,609 203,907 34,864 14,852 1,451 0
1967 485,986 26,855 367,333 63,495 23,878 4,425 0
1968 541,295 30,996 396,043 50,801 55,745 7,710 0
1969 388,914 13,702 286,198 51,290 34,483 3,217 24
1970 727,599 29,489 549,554 94,828 53,726 2 0
1971 419,819 14,181 305,535 44,221 54,136 1,668 78
1972 400,051 15,268 300,460 46,052 34,003 526 3,742
1973 617,449 12,987 441,852 88,946 71,531 1,849 284
1974 500,785 15,335 349,560 83,749 49,116 2,490 535
1975 407,674 12,870 301,336 60,490 30,488 2,405 85
1976 633,863 13,727 476,927 79,934 61,743 1,521 11
1977 705,823 18,530 530,567 90,447 65,943 85 251
1978 779,135 23,799 545,983 116,368 92,940 0 45
1979 1,014,481 44,021 677,425 158,121 133,358 546 1,010
1980 1,084,426 55,800 701,579 136,130 185,379 4,158 1,380
1981 867,636 34,239 577,901 129,256 125,324 717 199
1982 1,048,371 44,391 713,625 119,900 66,709 103,607 139
1983 898,952 33,562 558,412 125,101 62,194 119,565 118
1984 922,658 37,181 567,616 125,112 71,628 119,438 1,683
1985 995,661 56,977 579,064 128,550 86,587 143,891 592
1986 919,224 56,070 492,636 141,210 94,484 133,816 1,008
1987 1,333,078 112,615 731,908 122,113 113,364 250,898 2,180
1988 1,453,419 NA NA NA NA NA 2,167
1989 1,668,158 NA NA NA NA NA 1,028
1990 1,669,234 131,840 829,101 153,034 98,641 456,618 0
1991 1,904,373 193,001 877,657 144,311 90,017 599,387 NA
1992 1,962,805 203,486 891,320 174,525 85,762 607,710 NA
1993 2,271,386 205,075 1,097,117 164,749 100,295 704,150 NA
1994 2,246,318 244,610 1,103,547 31,067 102,293 643,783 NA
1995 2,420,462 320,540 1,078,768 175,070 97,437 748,647 NA
1996 2,616,214 435,525 977,918 198,872 98,232 905,667 NA
1997 2,130,206 354,049 832,481 188,103 86,169 669,404 NA
1998 1,575,471 343,745 561,473 118,118 47,409 504,726  
1999 1,795,303 373,161 617,881 101,618 60,023 642,620  
2000 1,904,164 442,334 615,091 131,272 48,821 666,647  
2001 1,577,689 291,417 495,500 110,964 60,167 619,641  
2002 1,515,500 318,703 403,887 100,731 34,177 658,002  
2003 1,446,886 275,597 363,806 104,697 35,206 667,580  
2004 1,666,167 340,037 444,470 105,038 23,413 753,209  
2005 1,360,769 251,079 329,831 90,783 22,803 666,273  
2006 1,467,758 199,726 333,694 101,701 17,503 815,134  
2007 1,190,812 98,298 235,928 71,610 12,881 772,095  
2008 1,147,549 88,249 209,589 69,640 7,542 772,529  
1965 1,474,141 451,051 719,522 130,391 142,029 29,371 1,777
1966 1,498,484 404,517 719,081 133,647 183,430 55,002 2,807
1967 1,658,012 499,753 758,012 136,551 191,389 69,995 2,312
1968 1,935,821 538,607 839,199 170,048 273,535 111,740 2,692
1969 1,825,005 486,261 756,974 173,406 286,852 117,865 3,647
1970 1,627,613 401,167 768,772 137,361 202,152 116,032 2,129
1971 2,163,431 502,631 1,028,356 203,577 285,343 141,943 1,581
1972 2,679,159 505,902 1,155,419 254,521 491,217 270,029 2,071
1973 2,601,556 347,653 1,143,329 240,978 544,634 322,316 2,646
1974 2,287,461 302,112 761,924 207,138 659,751 353,487 3,049
1975 2,026,343 238,331 542,256 166,949 684,404 393,391 1,012
1976 2,965,011 322,793 978,784 267,831 938,185 456,237 1,181
1977 4,107,653 529,808 1,340,920 333,604 1,894,371 7,988 962
1978 4,078,666 501,841 1,443,548 365,062 1,751,741 15,496 978
1979 3,528,648 462,658 1,125,807 382,991 1,429,014 126,536 1,642
1980 2,590,889 283,482 775,428 355,821 1,079,387 94,683 2,088
1981 2,337,958 228,856 803,019 394,800 813,733 96,305 1,245
1982 2,017,725 157,776 637,513 430,634 111,314 679,412 1,076
1983 2,595,702 187,818 981,755 396,363 121,695 906,034 2,037
1984 3,227,897 253,215 1,120,076 591,324 98,306 1,160,479 4,497
1985 3,956,609 352,433 1,182,889 668,897 126,979 1,623,348 2,063
1986 3,825,528 299,617 1,160,014 650,072 63,164 1,651,033 1,628
1987 4,680,711 340,153 1,162,424 711,127 96,371 2,368,393 2,243
1988 8,948,832 NA NA NA NA NA 2,481
1989 8,693,567 NA NA NA NA NA 231
1990 7,425,801 337,804 1,021,148 764,591 0 5,302,258 0
1991 7,284,884 353,232 678,279 806,012 4,485 5,442,876 NA
1992 8,287,202 355,154 680,856 736,916 3,051 6,511,224 NA
1993 8,925,391 327,425 824,152 768,669 1,020 7,004,125 NA
1994 9,380,264 326,825 883,262 832,279 1,943 7,335,955 NA
1995 9,465,010 388,109 702,895 900,668 5,773 7,467,566 NA
1996 9,148,980 261,063 704,737 844,579 6,643 7,331,958 NA
1997 8,863,227 263,282 742,535 681,492 5,910 7,170,008 NA
1998 8,743,274 416,637 782,098 579,870 3,237 6,961,432  
1999 8,659,092 425,062 717,046 563,981 2,097 6,950,906  
2000 8,508,678 454,021 548,691 772,799 3,527 6,729,640  
2001 9,225,342 468,626 575,162 731,885 2,840 7,446,829  
2002 9,939,938 383,029 483,165 695,993 803 8,376,948  
2003 10,258,496 355,059 492,107 574,501 2,074 8,834,755  
2004 11,386,786 568,916 539,938 669,446 3,474 9,605,012  
2005 12,265,247 492,402 720,961 674,482 3,453 10,373,949  
2006 11,860,091 347,425 627,608 725,937 579 10,158,542  
2007 9,814,060 216,289 315,587 511,055 1,353 8,769,776  
2008 6,777,696 148,356 134,796 409,094 2,356 6,083,094  
1982 43,206 0 28,877 0 624 4,514 9,191
1983 135,043 6,274 111,000 0 0 15,907 1,862
1984 116,884 3,063 99,706 0 140 4,449 9,526
1985 104,281 672 103,609 0 0 0 0
1986 40,297 0 39,919 0 0 378 0
1987 31,896 39 31,774 60 0 0 23
1988 84,425 NA NA NA NA NA 0
1989 21,859 NA NA NA NA NA 0
1990 3,143 0 1,310 199 0 1,634 0
1991 5,829 500 5,001 193 100 35 NA
1992 29,514 3,650 21,539 397 0 3,928 NA
1993 92,088 4,421 70,814 0 8 16,845 NA
1994 19,508 1,153 13,906 0 0 4,449 NA
1995 17,508 1,471 8,543 399 0 7,096 NA
1996 18,964 1,433 13,251 158 34 4,088 NA
1997 8,267 130 6,936 16 48 1,137 NA
1998 8,667 638 5,199 26 76 2,728  
1999 10,017 365 3,764 136 139 5,613  
2000 22,376 3,051 9,754 1,622 403 7,546  
2001 38,187 4,185 20,488 3,680 850 8,984  
2002 60,032 4,701 31,978 6,275 1,868 15,210  
2003 85,930 11,820 33,695 13,680 2,539 24,196  
2004 108,924 7,164 49,475 21,245 1,635 29,405  
2005 106,596 6,417 54,965 22,471 2,687 20,056  
2006 140,757 4,453 60,686 34,129 1,361 40,128  
2007 270,673 8,801 74,468 34,340 913 152,151  
2008 490,654 17,212 85,773 29,449 364 357,856  

a - Figures do not include shipments of railroad crossties.

b - The hardwoods category was dropped in 1998

c - China data starts in 1982.

Source: Statistics Canada, Vancouver, B.C., "Canadian Exports Cleared Through B.C. Custom Ports.

 

 

 

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