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March 26, 2019
More lumber produced in the US and less in Canada in 2018
Softwood lumber production by U.S. sawmills in 2018 was 34.873 billion board ft. (bbf), up 3.3% from output in full-year 2017 of 33.775 bbf. In 2018, Western U.S. sawmills accounted for 14.463 bbf of U.S. production, a 4.4% increase from 13.857 bbf in 2017, while sawmills in the Southern U.S. contributed 18.769 bbf - up 2.5% from 18.318 bbf in the year before, according to the latest Lumber Track report from the Western Wood Products Assn. (WWPA) in Portland, Oregon.   ...
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