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August 2009 (Previous release)

Monthly lumber production by sawmills decreased 1.1% to 3 597.3 thousand cubic metres in August. Compared with the same month last year, lumber production declined 17.8%

Sawmills shipped 3 636.9 thousand cubic metres of lumber in August, down 10.8% from July.

Available on CANSIM: table 303-0009.

Definitions, data sources and methods: survey number 2134.

The August 2009 issue of Sawmills, Vol. 63, no. 8 (35-003-X, free), is now available from the Publications module of our website.

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