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November 20, 2018
US lumber production up by 5%; Canadian output falls
U.S. sawmills produced 23.855 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber in the first eight months of 2018, a gain of 4.8% from the 22.760 bbf produced in the same period last year. According to the Western Wood Products Assn., Western U.S. sawmills contributed 9.868 bbf to the eight-month total, up 5.8% from 9.327 bbf a year earlier, while sawmills in the southern U.S. accounted for 12.864 bbf, an increase of 4.1% from last year’s 12.355 bbf. In ...
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