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The Daily

Monday, February 25, 2008
December 2007 

Monthly lumber production by sawmills fell 22.5% to 4,322.0 thousand cubic meters in December.

Sawmills shipped 4,472.1 thousand cubic meters of lumber in December, down 19.3% from November. Compared with the same month in 2006, lumber shipments dropped 19.1%.

Between November and December, stocks declined 2.7% to 7,976.4 thousand cubic meters.

Available on CANSIM: table 303-0009.

Definitions, data sources and methods: survey number 2134.

The December 2007 issue of Sawmills, Vol. 61, no. 12 (35-003-XWE, free) is now available from the Publications module of our website.

To order data, obtain more information, or to enquire about the concepts, methods or data quality of this release, contact the dissemination officer (toll-free 1-866-873-8789; 613-951-9497;, Manufacturing, Construction and Energy Division.