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The Daily


Monday, April 28, 2008
February 2008 

Monthly lumber production by sawmills declined by 4.0% to 5,032.1 thousand cubic metres in February.

Sawmills shipped 4,867.5 thousand cubic meters of lumber in February, up 4.4% from January. Compared with the same month last year, lumber shipments dropped 11.4%.

Between January and February, stocks edged up 1.4% to 8,496.8 thousand cubic meters.

Available on CANSIM: table 303-0009.

Definitions, data sources and methods: survey number 2134.

The February 2008 issue of Sawmills, Vol. 62, no. 2 (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; manufact@statcan.gc.ca), Manufacturing, Construction and Energy Division.