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October 18, 2018
U.S. softwood lumber production on the rise; Canadian output drops
U.S. sawmills produced 20.678 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber in the first seven months of 2018, an increase of 5.2% from 19.656 bbf a year earlier. According to the Western Wood Products Assn.’s latest Lumber Track report, Western U.S. sawmills accounted for 8.588 bbf of the seven-month total - up 7.1% from 8.021 bbf in the previous year, while sawmills in the southern U.S. contributed 11.115 bbf, a gain of 3.8% from 10.704 bbf a year earlier.   ...
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