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September 2007

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Production, shipments and stocks of lumber, 2007
  September Year-to-date
Production Shipments Stocks Production Shipments
   thousands of cubic meters
Canada 5 843.5 5 678.8 7 965.1 55 954.5 56 032.9
British Columbia 2 844.5 2 762.0 3 532.0 28 908.0 28 751.1
Coast  146.6  164.0  274.8 3 078.4 3 125.0
Interior 2 697.9 2 598.0 3 257.3 25 829.6 25 626.0
Northern interior 1 277.8 1 262.0 1 454.0 12 325.1 12 275.9
Central interior  545.2  498.8  627.4 5 212.9 5 040.0
Southern interior  874.9  837.2 1 175.8 8 291.6 8 310.1
Alberta  602.4  636.5  798.3 5 791.3 5 732.0
Saskatchewan x x x x x
Manitoba x x x x x
Ontario  615.1  615.2  772.0 6 125.0 6 202.2
Quebec 1 294.2 1 212.6 2 329.4 10 833.9 11 098.3
New Brunswick  305.8  285.5  279.9 2 682.6 2 617.8
Nova Scotia  109.4  94.8  167.8  949.2  971.2
  percentage change 2006 to 2007
Canada -11.9 -16.5 2.7 -9.9 -9.8
British Columbia -13.9 -19.3 8.5 -8.5 -9.6
Coast -69.2 -66.9 -30.8 -29.0 -29.4
Interior -4.6 -11.2 13.9 -5.2 -6.3
Northern interior -7.7 -8.5 12.5 -6.3 -6.6
Central interior 2.8 -13.0 24.7 -2.1 -6.3
Southern interior -4.3 -14.1 10.5 -5.5 -6.0
Alberta 4.1 6.0 20.7 4.6 5.4
Saskatchewan x x x x x
Manitoba x x x x x
Ontario -22.5 -20.9 3.6 -11.7 -10.5
Quebec -9.2 -17.3 -9.3 -18.6 -16.4
New Brunswick -9.4 -14.5 -1.2 -8.7 -9.5
Nova Scotia -2.7 -22.0 7.3 -10.8 -5.8
Note(s):
Totals may not add due to rounding.
 
Production and stocks of lumber, British Colombia, by species, 2007
  Standard classification of goods September Production Year-to-date production September Stocks
    code   thousands of cubic meters
British Colombia      
Douglas Fir & Western Larch 4407.10.32  95.8 1 034.6  146.3
Western Red Cedar 4407.10.71  52.4 1 131.6  127.5
Yellow Cedar 4407.10.72  16.1  145.2  0.0
Western Hemlock & Amabilis Fir 4407.10.33  75.9 1 688.8  144.0
Sitka Spruce 4407.10.42 x x x
Spruce, Pine and Fir 4407.10.31 2 535.7 24 241.1 3 079.8
Other softwoods 4407.10.99 x x x
Total softwoods 2 844.5 28 908.0 3 532.0
Hardwood 4407.90  0.0  0.0  0.0
Total (softwood and hardwood) 2 844.5 28 908.0 3 532.0
British Columbia coast      
Douglas Fir & Western Larch 4407.10.32  1.5  384.5  8.9
Western red cedar 4407.10.71 x x x
Yellow cedar 4407.10.72  16.1  145.2  0.0
Western Hemlock & Amabilis Fir 4407.10.33  55.0 1 199.7  109.2
SITKA spruce 4407.10.42 x x x
Spruce, pine and fir 4407.10.31  51.6  471.2  72.7
Other softwoods 4407.10.99 x x x
Total softwoods  146.6 3 078.4  274.8
Hardwood 4407.90  0.0  0.0  0.0
Total (softwood and hardwood)  146.6 3 078.4  274.8
British Columbia interior      
Douglas Fir & Western Larch 4407.10.32  94.2  650.1  137.3
Western red cedar 4407.10.71 x x x
Yellow cedar 4407.10.72  0.0  0.0  0.0
Western Hemlock & Amabilis Fir 4407.10.33  20.9  489.1  34.8
SITKA spruce 4407.10.42  61.8  593.6  34.1
Spruce, pine and fir 4407.10.31 2 484.1 23 769.9 3 007.1
Other softwoods 4407.10.99 x x x
Total softwoods 2 697.9 25 829.6 3 257.3
Hardwood 4407.90  0.0  0.0  0.0
Total (softwood and hardwood) 2 697.9 25 829.6 3 257.3
British Columbia northern interior      
Douglas Fir & Western Larch 4407.10.32  0.0  0.0  0.0
Western red cedar 4407.10.71  3.1  28.8  1.5
Yellow cedar 4407.10.72  0.0  0.0  0.0
Western Hemlock & Amabilis Fir 4407.10.33  3.2  153.9  3.3
SITKA spruce 4407.10.42  0.0  0.0  0.0
Spruce, pine and fir 4407.10.31 1 271.6 12 142.4 1 449.1
Other softwoods 4407.10.99  0.0  0.0  0.0
Total softwoods 1 277.8 12 325.1 1 454.0
Hardwood 4407.90  0.0  0.0  0.0
Total (softwood and hardwood) 1 277.8 12 325.1 1 454.0
British Columbia central interior      
Douglas Fir & Western Larch 4407.10.32  16.6  48.6  21.6
Western red cedar 4407.10.71  0.0  0.0  0.0
Yellow cedar 4407.10.72  0.0  0.0  0.0
Western Hemlock & Amabilis Fir 4407.10.33  0.0  0.0  0.0
SITKA spruce 4407.10.42  61.8  593.6  34.1
Spruce, pine and fir 4407.10.31  466.7 4 570.7  571.7
Other softwoods 4407.10.99  0.0  0.0  0.0
Total softwoods  545.2 5 212.9  627.4
Hardwood 4407.90  0.0  0.0  0.0
Total (softwood and hardwood)  545.2 5 212.9  627.4
British Columbia southern interior      
Douglas Fir & Western Larch 4407.10.32  77.6  601.5  115.7
Western red cedar 4407.10.71 x x x
Yellow cedar 4407.10.72  0.0  0.0  0.0
Western Hemlock & Amabilis Fir 4407.10.33  17.8  335.2  31.4
SITKA spruce 4407.10.42  0.0  0.0  0.0
Spruce, pine and fir 4407.10.31  745.8 7 056.8  986.3
Other softwoods 4407.10.99 x x x
Total softwoods  874.9 8 291.6 1 175.8
Hardwood 4407.90  0.0  0.0  0.0
Total (softwood and hardwood)  874.9 8 291.6 1 175.8
Note(s):
Totals may not add due to rounding.
 
Production and stocks of lumber by province and species, 2007
  Spruce, pine and fir (SCG code 4407.10.31) 1 Total softwood (SCG code 4407.10) 1 Total hardwood (SCG code 4407.90) 1 Total
  thousands of cubic meters
September production  
Canada 5 233.7 5 723.2  120.3 5 843.5
British Columbia 2 535.7 2 844.5  0.0 2 844.5
Alberta  601.3  601.3  1.1  602.4
Saskatchewan x x  0.0 x
Manitoba x x  0.0 x
Ontario  562.5  579.3  35.9  615.1
Quebec 1 066.6 1 224.1  70.1 1 294.2
New Brunswick  286.3  292.8  12.9  305.8
Nova Scotia  109.2  109.2  0.2  109.4
Year-to-date production  
Canada 48 759.2 54 883.8 1 070.7 55 954.5
British Columbia 24 241.1 28 908.0  0.0 28 908.0
Alberta 5 780.4 5 780.4  10.8 5 791.3
Saskatchewan x x  0.0 x
Manitoba x x  0.0 x
Ontario 5 594.0 5 767.6  357.4 6 125.0
Quebec 9 063.4 10 246.8  587.0 10 833.9
New Brunswick 2 480.4 2 569.0  113.6 2 682.6
Nova Scotia  935.3  947.4  1.8  949.2
September stocks  
Canada 7 081.3 7 927.9  37.2 7 965.1
British Columbia 3 079.8 3 532.0  0.0 3 532.0
Alberta  797.2  797.2  1.1  798.3
Saskatchewan x x  0.0 x
Manitoba x x  0.0 x
Ontario  701.3  760.6  11.3  772.0
Quebec 1 986.8 2 306.2  23.2 2 329.4
New Brunswick  269.2  278.3  1.5  279.9
Nova Scotia  161.2  167.8  0.0  167.8
Standard Classification of Goods (SCG) code.
Note(s):
Totals may not add due to rounding.
 
Revised data for production, shipments and stocks of lumber, 2006
  September Year-to-date
Softwood (SCG code 4407.10) 1 Hardwood (SCG code 4407.90) 1 Total Softwood (SCG code 4407.10) 1 Hardwood (SCG code 4407.90) 1 Total
    thousands of cubic meters
Total production 3 188.2  139.2 3 327.3 29 271.7 1 263.1 30 534.8
Alberta  577.5  1.1  578.6 5 524.6  10.4 5 534.9
Saskatchewan  32.4  0.0  32.4  387.9  0.0  387.9
Manitoba  46.7  0.0  46.7  357.5  0.0  357.5
Ontario  747.7  46.3  794.0 6 530.5  404.6 6 935.1
Quebec 1 348.4  77.2 1 425.6 12 594.5  721.5 13 316.0
New Brunswick  323.2  14.3  337.5 2 814.9  124.5 2 939.3
Nova Scotia  112.3  0.2  112.5 1 061.9  2.0 1 063.9
Total shipments . . 3 379.4 . . 30 307.9
Alberta . .  600.6 . . 5 440.2
Saskatchewan . .  29.2 . .  370.5
Manitoba . .  51.5 . .  357.1
Ontario . .  777.3 . . 6 932.5
Quebec . . 1 465.4 . . 13 282.4
New Brunswick . .  333.8 . . 2 894.1
Nova Scotia . .  121.6 . . 1 031.1
Total stocks 4 444.6  57.2 4 501.9 .. .. ..
Alberta  659.9  1.5  661.4 .. .. ..
Saskatchewan  45.9  0.0  45.9 .. .. ..
Manitoba  42.2  0.0  42.2 .. .. ..
Ontario  731.9  13.4  745.2 .. .. ..
Quebec 2 532.4  35.1 2 567.5 .. .. ..
New Brunswick  276.1  7.3  283.4 .. .. ..
Nova Scotia  156.3  0.0  156.3 .. .. ..
Standard Classification of Goods (SCG) code.
Note(s):
Totals may not add due to rounding.
 
Canadian lumber exports, 2007
Province of origin September Year-to-date
Rail Truck Water Total Rail Truck Water Total
   thousands of cubic meters
Canada  642.8 2 402.0  463.3 3 508.3 6 660.3 24 645.5 5 064.0 36 380.9
Newfoundland and Labrador  1.8  2.9  0.0  4.7  11.4  26.7  0.0  38.1
Prince Edward Island  0.0  0.5  0.0  0.5  3.5  13.7  1.8  19.0
Nova Scotia  19.3  38.3  3.8  61.4  205.0  487.8  49.3  742.2
New Brunswick  62.9  93.8  13.0  169.7  680.9  865.1  63.9 1 609.9
Quebec  209.1  272.7  27.9  509.8 1 840.9 3 163.6  466.3 5 476.5
Ontario  59.6  217.3  2.4  279.3  733.7 2 308.2  54.9 3 096.8
Manitoba  4.7  23.3  0.1  28.0  51.6  214.2  0.9  266.7
Saskatchewan  11.9  4.8  0.0  16.7  91.0  45.8  0.3  137.1
Alberta  58.7  207.8  5.0  271.6  648.4 1 918.9  69.0 2 636.4
British Columbia  214.9 1 540.5  411.0 2 166.4 2 393.3 15 601.4 4 357.6 22 357.7
Yukon  0.0  0.0  0.0  0.0  0.0  0.0  0.0  0.0
Northwest Territories  0.1  0.0  0.0  0.1  0.5  0.0  0.0  0.5
Nunavut  0.0  0.0  0.0  0.0  0.0  0.0  0.0  0.0
Canadian lumber exports by province of origin as reported by the International Division of Statistics Canada. Totals may not add due to small transactions with unclear mode of transportation which appear only in the totals. Destination of exports by country may be obtained from Statistics Canada's catalogue no. 65-004-X monthly.
 
Production, shipments and stocks of pulp chips, 2007
  September Year-to-date
Production Shipments Stocks Production Shipments
   thousands of oven-dry metric tonnes
Canada 1 688.6 1 732.3  107.0 16 141.8 16 487.7
British Columbia  643.3  646.1  9.8 6 621.0 6 654.2
Coast  43.6  48.4  3.9  881.2  899.8
Interior  599.6  597.6  5.9 5 739.8 5 754.4
Northern interior  274.7  273.7  4.3 2 611.9 2 623.0
Central interior  138.8  137.9  1.4 1 275.6 1 275.1
Southern interior  186.1  186.0  0.2 1 852.4 1 856.3
Other provinces 1 045.3 1 086.2  97.1 9 520.8 9 833.5
Note(s):
Totals may not add due to rounding.