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April 2008

35-003-X


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Production, shipments and stocks of lumber, 2008
  April Year-to-date
Production Shipments Stocks Production Shipments
   thousands of cubic meters
Canada 5 436.2 5 527.0 8 478.8 20 285.4 19 783.6
British Columbia 2 850.8 2 910.8 3 393.5 10 377.2 10 297.3
Coast  298.0  302.3  394.6 1 280.6 1 249.0
Interior 2 552.8 2 608.5 2 998.9 9 096.6 9 048.3
Northern interior 1 213.4 1 258.0 1 447.5 4 252.5 4 151.4
Central interior  648.4  652.2  682.8 2 293.0 2 247.0
Southern interior  691.1  698.3  868.6 2 551.1 2 649.9
Alberta  703.7  662.5  931.1 2 486.3 2 326.1
Saskatchewan x x x x x
Manitoba x x x x x
Ontario  465.1  496.6  706.2 1 848.0 1 837.0
Quebec 1 105.2 1 147.9 2 907.7 4 384.3 4 201.5
New Brunswick  186.5  166.3  224.4  691.2  656.9
Nova Scotia  68.2  70.5  185.1  291.9  280.8
  percentage change 2007 to 2008
Canada -17.4 -20.1 -7.5 -22.2 -21.0
British Columbia -16.1 -22.3 -12.1 -23.3 -21.9
Coast -19.0 -24.1 -0.5 -18.7 -17.6
Interior -15.8 -22.1 -13.4 -23.8 -22.4
Northern interior -13.6 -22.3 -13.1 -25.5 -24.6
Central interior 6.2 -4.1 37.0 -1.7 -2.6
Southern interior -32.0 -33.4 -33.2 -34.6 -31.2
Alberta 0.3 -1.8 -0.4 -5.3 -4.7
Saskatchewan x x x x x
Manitoba x x x x x
Ontario -37.8 -29.0 -21.9 -34.8 -33.6
Quebec -12.7 -11.9 0.0 -14.8 -12.3
New Brunswick -37.3 -44.4 -27.2 -43.2 -41.7
Nova Scotia -22.8 -30.8 13.7 -31.9 -37.2
Note(s):
Totals may not add due to rounding.
 
Production and stocks of lumber, British Colombia, by species, 2008
  Standard classification of goods April Production Year-to-date production April Stocks
    code   thousands of cubic meters
British Colombia      
Douglas Fir & Western Larch 4407.10.32  112.1  345.5  139.9
Western Red Cedar 4407.10.71  129.1  516.2  230.1
Yellow Cedar 4407.10.72  17.4  60.2  0.0
Western Hemlock & Amabilis Fir 4407.10.33  141.7  566.2  253.7
Sitka Spruce 4407.10.42 x x x
Spruce, Pine and Fir 4407.10.31 2 448.2 8 868.7 2 769.6
Other softwoods 4407.10.99 x x x
Total softwoods 2 850.8 10 377.2 3 393.5
Hardwood 4407.90  0.0  0.0  0.0
Total (softwood and hardwood) 2 850.8 10 377.2 3 393.5
British Columbia coast      
Douglas Fir & Western Larch 4407.10.32  52.5  199.5  52.4
Western red cedar 4407.10.71 x x x
Yellow cedar 4407.10.72  17.4  60.2  0.0
Western Hemlock & Amabilis Fir 4407.10.33  107.7  436.7  162.1
SITKA spruce 4407.10.42 x x x
Spruce, pine and fir 4407.10.31  11.1  151.1  16.4
Other softwoods 4407.10.99 x x x
Total softwoods  298.0 1 280.6  394.6
Hardwood 4407.90  0.0  0.0  0.0
Total (softwood and hardwood)  298.0 1 280.6  394.6
British Columbia interior      
Douglas Fir & Western Larch 4407.10.32  59.6  146.0  87.5
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  34.0  129.5  91.6
SITKA spruce 4407.10.42  0.0  0.0  0.0
Spruce, pine and fir 4407.10.31 2 437.1 8 717.6 2 753.3
Other softwoods 4407.10.99 x x x
Total softwoods 2 552.8 9 096.6 2 998.9
Hardwood 4407.90  0.0  0.0  0.0
Total (softwood and hardwood) 2 552.8 9 096.6 2 998.9
British Columbia northern interior      
Douglas Fir & Western Larch 4407.10.32  0.0  0.0  0.0
Western red cedar 4407.10.71  0.0  5.1  0.7
Yellow cedar 4407.10.72  0.0  0.0  0.0
Western Hemlock & Amabilis Fir 4407.10.33  0.0  4.3  1.3
SITKA spruce 4407.10.42  0.0  0.0  0.0
Spruce, pine and fir 4407.10.31 1 213.3 4 243.1 1 445.6
Other softwoods 4407.10.99  0.0  0.0  0.0
Total softwoods 1 213.4 4 252.5 1 447.5
Hardwood 4407.90  0.0  0.0  0.0
Total (softwood and hardwood) 1 213.4 4 252.5 1 447.5
British Columbia central interior      
Douglas Fir & Western Larch 4407.10.32  32.3  33.2  33.4
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  0.0  0.0  0.0
Spruce, pine and fir 4407.10.31  616.0 2 259.8  649.4
Other softwoods 4407.10.99  0.0  0.0  0.0
Total softwoods  648.4 2 293.0  682.8
Hardwood 4407.90  0.0  0.0  0.0
Total (softwood and hardwood)  648.4 2 293.0  682.8
British Columbia southern interior      
Douglas Fir & Western Larch 4407.10.32  27.3  112.8  54.1
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  34.0  125.2  90.4
SITKA spruce 4407.10.42  0.0  0.0  0.0
Spruce, pine and fir 4407.10.31  607.8 2 214.7  658.3
Other softwoods 4407.10.99 x x x
Total softwoods  691.1 2 551.1  868.6
Hardwood 4407.90  0.0  0.0  0.0
Total (softwood and hardwood)  691.1 2 551.1  868.6
Note(s):
Totals may not add due to rounding.
 
Production and stocks of lumber by province and species, 2008
  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
April production  
Canada 4 826.4 5 339.8  96.4 5 436.2
British Columbia 2 448.2 2 850.8  0.0 2 850.8
Alberta  702.4  702.4  1.3  703.7
Saskatchewan x x  0.0 x
Manitoba x x  0.0 x
Ontario  430.6  438.0  27.1  465.1
Quebec  948.4 1 045.3  59.9 1 105.2
New Brunswick  175.2  178.6  7.9  186.5
Nova Scotia  65.0  68.1  0.1  68.2
Year-to-date production  
Canada 17 894.3 19 905.5  379.9 20 285.4
British Columbia 8 868.7 10 377.2  0.0 10 377.2
Alberta 2 481.6 2 481.6  4.7 2 486.3
Saskatchewan x x  0.0 x
Manitoba x x  0.0 x
Ontario 1 691.4 1 740.2  107.8 1 848.0
Quebec 3 717.1 4 146.7  237.6 4 384.3
New Brunswick  644.1  661.9  29.3  691.2
Nova Scotia  284.9  291.4  0.6  291.9
April stocks  
Canada 7 442.8 8 442.5  36.3 8 478.8
British Columbia 2 769.6 3 393.5  0.0 3 393.5
Alberta  930.7  930.7  0.4  931.1
Saskatchewan x x  0.0 x
Manitoba x x  0.0 x
Ontario  654.7  692.4  13.8  706.2
Quebec 2 569.4 2 887.3  20.5 2 907.7
New Brunswick  213.3  222.7  1.6  224.4
Nova Scotia  174.2  185.1  0.0  185.1
Standard Classification of Goods (SCG) code.
Note(s):
Totals may not add due to rounding.
 
Revised data for production, shipments and stocks of lumber, 2007
  April 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 3 058.4  126.3 3 184.7 12 048.3  501.4 12 549.7
Alberta  700.3  1.3  701.6 2 621.8  4.9 2 626.7
Saskatchewan x  0.0 x x  0.0 x
Manitoba x  0.0 x x  0.0 x
Ontario  703.6  43.6  747.2 2 667.5  165.3 2 832.8
Quebec 1 197.9  68.6 1 266.6 4 867.8  278.9 5 146.7
New Brunswick  285.0  12.6  297.6 1 164.7  51.5 1 216.2
Nova Scotia  88.2  0.2  88.4  427.6  0.8  428.4
Total shipments . . 3 167.4 . . 11 861.7
Alberta . .  674.4 . . 2 441.9
Saskatchewan . . x . . x
Manitoba . . x . . x
Ontario . .  699.0 . . 2 764.6
Quebec . . 1 302.5 . . 4 789.0
New Brunswick . .  298.9 . . 1 127.6
Nova Scotia . .  101.9 . .  447.1
Total stocks 5 255.4  51.1 5 306.5 .. .. ..
Alberta  933.1  1.3  934.5 .. .. ..
Saskatchewan x  0.0 x .. .. ..
Manitoba x  0.0 x .. .. ..
Ontario  890.8  12.9  903.7 .. .. ..
Quebec 2 877.7  29.6 2 907.3 .. .. ..
New Brunswick  301.0  7.2  308.2 .. .. ..
Nova Scotia  162.8  0.0  162.8 .. .. ..
Standard Classification of Goods (SCG) code.
Note(s):
Totals may not add due to rounding.
 
Canadian lumber exports, 2008
Province of origin April Year-to-date
Rail Truck Water Total Rail Truck Water Total
   thousands of cubic meters
Canada  505.3 2 279.9  621.6 3 408.9 1 983.7 7 537.6 1 875.7 11 401.8
Newfoundland and Labrador  0.1  4.3  0.0  4.4  0.9  11.3  0.0  12.2
Prince Edward Island  0.1  0.0  0.0  0.1  0.2  0.0  0.0  0.2
Nova Scotia  12.7  47.1  1.5  61.3  41.2  142.9  6.0  190.2
New Brunswick  43.0  91.0  6.1  140.2  137.0  246.0  17.0  399.9
Quebec  144.5  340.3  28.8  513.6  573.2 1 077.0  80.8 1 731.0
Ontario  57.4  180.0  4.2  241.6  196.7  524.5  13.3  734.4
Manitoba  4.1  17.0  0.0  21.2  13.6  50.9  0.6  65.0
Saskatchewan  7.5  1.9  0.0  9.4  29.9  6.0  0.0  35.9
Alberta  57.2  206.6  5.7  269.6  229.2  691.7  21.2  942.2
British Columbia  178.7 1 391.7  575.2 2 147.6  761.8 4 787.4 1 736.8 7 290.7
Yukon  0.0  0.0  0.0  0.0  0.0  0.0  0.0  0.0
Northwest Territories  0.0  0.0  0.0  0.0  0.0  0.0  0.0  0.0
Nunavut  0.0  0.0  0.0  0.0  0.1  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, 2008
  April Year-to-date
Production Shipments Stocks Production Shipments
   thousands of oven-dry metric tonnes
Canada 1 729.5 1 704.0  117.3 6 067.3 6 115.3
British Columbia  658.7  658.7  20.8 2 380.7 2 377.9
Coast  71.8  71.1  2.1  305.8  302.9
Interior  586.9  587.6  18.8 2 074.9 2 075.1
Northern interior  270.3  271.7  1.1  972.6  972.4
Central interior  162.5  162.2  1.1  556.9  557.0
Southern interior  154.0  153.7  16.5  545.5  545.7
Other provinces 1 070.8 1 045.3  96.5 3 686.7 3 737.4
Note(s):
Totals may not add due to rounding.