Exports

Here you can find out more about the commodities shipped from BC to destinations around the world. 

By Commodity

All figures in millions (Cdn)

Year Coal Copper Molybdenum Aluminum Zinc Other Total
2013 4,823 2,249 179 379 600 434 8,664
2012 5,679 1,912 224 408 581 331 9,135
2011 7,133 1,783 276 396 649 387 10,625
2010 5,255 1,490 284 477 624 287 8,417
2009 4,261 1,073 245 492 449 244 6,764
2008 5,395 1,179 498 745 559 355 8,371
2007 2,485 1,159 436 766 743 326 5,915
2006 2,845 1,632 411 689 524 308 6,426
2005 2,986 983 581 584 312 244 5,691
2004 1,579 583 323 599 376 208 3,668
2003 1,450 422 128 473 320 193 2,985

By Market

All figures in millions ($Cdn)

Year U.S. Japan China Hong Kong South Korea India E.U. Others
2013 1,020 2,393 2,141 16 1,372 360 531 830
2012 964 2,713 1,902 20 1,406 248 770 1,112
2011 1,065 3,173 1,181 23 2,152 124 1,224 1,683
2010 829 2,664 1,281 22 1,410 52 915 1,244
2009 599 2,193 976 15 1,323 24 645 989
2008 918 3,364 348 23 1,484 47 1,226 961
2007 911 2,402 217 28 749 84 853 671
2006 813 2,493 286 44 889 161 874 866
2005 733 1,936 306 39 792 49 956 880
2004 654 1,154 199 48 483 21 586 523
2003 492 1,142 78 17 381 23 406 446

Source: BC Stats Exports and Imports Data

Note: Typically, British Columbia's total mineral and coal export values can differ from production values. This discrepancy can be explained by stockpiling at the mine site as well as port inventories which can vary annually.