Canadian lumber production dropped sharply in November 2018

February 11, 2019
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Canadian lumber production fell 8.5% from October to 5 294.8 thousand cubic metres of lumber in November. Production was 10.0% lower than in November 2017.

Canadian sawmills shipped 5 249.7 thousand cubic metres of lumber in November, down 7.0% from October and 6.0% lower than in November 2017.

  Canada 
Standard Classification of Goods (SCG) July 2018 August 2018 September 2018 October 2018 November 2018
  Cubic metres
Total softwood and hardwood, production 
5,250.8 5,523.4 5,385.4 5,789.6 5,294.8
Total hardwood, production 79.0 93.4 110.6 116.8 110.8
Total softwood, production 
5,171.8 5,429.9 5,274.8 5,672.8 5,184.0
Spruce, pine and fir, production 4,552.8 4,745.2 4,692.9 5,066.2 4,547.7
Total softwood excluding spruce, pine and fir, production 
618.9 684.8 581.9 606.6 636.2
Lumber, total shipments 5,546.0 5,893.0 5,360.4 5,642.2 5,249.7
Total softwood and hardwood, stocks 
8,147.8 7,897.1 7,934.7 8,100.5 7,857.8
Total hardwood, stocks F F F F F
Total softwood, stocks 
7,971.0 7,707.7 7,746.3 7,909.4 7,684.4
Spruce, pine and fir, stocks 7,170.3 6,854.0 6,897.7 7,056.4 6,772.1
Total softwood excluding spruce, pine and fir, stocks 
800.7 853.7 848.7 852.9 912.4