Canada: Lumber production down 7.1% in April

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Canadian lumber production was down 7.1% from March, to 5 778.2 thousand cubic metres of lumber in April. Production was 1.8% lower than in April 2016.

Canada's sawmills shipped 5 886.6 thousand cubic metres of lumber in April 2017, up 0.8% from March and 4.1% higher than in April 2016.

  December 2016 January 2017 February 2017 March 2017 April 2017
Total softwood and hardwood, production  4,866.5 5,813.4 5,429.2 6,218.2 5,778.2
Total hardwood, production 93.9 103.0 110.5 141.7 108.3
Total softwood, production  4,772.6 5,710.4 5,318.6 6,076.5 5,669.9
Spruce, pine and fir, production 4,342.0 5,284.2 4,867.7 5,454.9 5,134.2
Total softwood excluding spruce, pine and fir, production 430.6 426.2 450.9 621.6 535.7
Lumber, total shipments  4,950.1 5,452.0 5,119.2 5,838.7 5,886.6
Total softwood and hardwood, stocks  6,833.1 7,352.7 7,387.3 7,678.0 7,511.0
Total hardwood, stocks F F 114.6 123.7 F
Total softwood, stocks 6,701.7 7,201.7 7,272.7 7,554.2 7,391.6
Spruce, pine and fir, stocks 6,070.2 6,570.3 6,605.4 6,862.4 6,710.6
Total softwood excluding spruce, pine and fir, stocks 
631.5 631.4 667.3 691.9 681.0
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