Posted March 8, 2018
Canada's lumber production fell 18.6% from November, with sawmills producing 4 826.5 thousand cubic metres of lumber in December 2017. Declines in production during this reference period are common due to the holiday season. Production was 0.8% lower than in December 2016, as Statistics Canada said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.
Sawmills shipped 4 811.5 thousand cubic metres of lumber in December, down 14.9% from November and 2.8% lower than in December 2016.