BC Forest Products Exports: Dec 2015

BC Forest Products Exports: Dec 2015

The Competitiveness and Innovation Branch, BC Ministry of Forests, Lands, and Natural Resource Operations Thursday released the latest BC forest products exports data.

Highlight of BC Forest Product Exports Full Year 2015, compared to Full Year 2014:

• BC forest product exports totalled $12.88 billion, up 3.9 per cent from $12.40 billion.

• Share of export value by market: US (47.6 per cent, up from 44.6 per cent), China + Hong Kong (29.1 per cent, down from 30.7 per cent), Japan (9.2 per cent, down from 10.1 per cent) and other destinations (14.1 per cent, down from 14.6 per cent).

• Share of export value by product: Softwood Lumber (45.8 per cent, down from 46.4 per cent), Pulp (25.6 per cent, up from 25.2 per cent).

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BC Forest Products Exports: December and Full Year 2015

Highlight of Exports in December 2015, compared to December 2014:
• BC forest product exports totalled $1.10 billion, up 10.9 per cent from $0.99 billion.
• Share of export value by market: US (46 per cent, up from 45.9 per cent), China + Hong Kong (31.4 per cent, up from 28.8 per cent), Japan (8.5 per cent, same at 8.5%) and other destinations (14.2 per cent, down from 16.9 per cent).
• Share of export value by product: Softwood Lumber (46.4 per cent, down from 47.6 per cent), Pulp (26.8 per cent, up from 26.3 per cent).

 

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