Canadian lumber production drops 2.5% in September

December 05, 2018
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Lumber production in Canada fell 2.5% from August to 5 385.4 thousand cubic metres of lumber in September. Production was 3.8% lower than in September 2017.

Canadian sawmills shipped 5 360.4 thousand cubic metres of lumber in September, down 9.0% from August and 6.0% lower than in September 2017.

Standard Classification of Goods (SCG) May 2018 June 2018 July 2018 August 2018 September 2018
  Cubic metres
Total softwood and hardwood, production 
5,981.0 5,555.4 5,250.8 5,523.4 5,385.4
Total hardwood, production 127.4 124.3 79.0 93.4 110.6
Total softwood, production
5,853.6 5,431.1 5,171.8 5,429.9 5,274.8
Spruce, pine and fir, production 5,205.0 4,812.7 4,552.8 4,745.2 4,692.9
Total softwood excluding spruce, pine and fir, production 
648.7 618.5 618.9 684.8 581.9
Lumber, total shipments 6,252.7 5,728.0 5,546.0 5,893.0 5,360.4
Total softwood and hardwood, stocks 
8,652.1 8,462.8 8,147.8 7,897.1 7,934.7
Total hardwood, stocks F F F F F
Total softwood, stocks 
8,478.9 8,274.6 7,971.0 7,707.7 7,746.3
Spruce, pine and fir, stocks 7,677.1 7,475.4 7,170.3 6,854.0 6,897.7
Total softwood excluding spruce, pine and fir, stocks
801.8 799.2 800.7 853.7 848.7