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March 2009 (Previous release)

Lumber production by sawmills increased 3.6% from a month earlier to 3 620.2 thousand cubic metres in March.

Compared with March 2008, lumber production declined 20.9%

In March, sawmills shipped 3,784.1 thousand cubic metres of lumber, up 6.4% from February.

Available on CANSIM: table 303-0009.

Definitions, data sources and methods: survey number 2134.

The March 2009 issue of Sawmills, Vol. 63, no. 3 (35-003-X, free) is now available from the Publications module of our website.

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