North American Lumber Production Rises
North American lumber production through July rose 2.2% from the comparable period in 2017 to 37.186 billion board feet (bbf), according to Western Wood Products Association's Lumber Track publication. U.S. production totaled 20.678 bbf, up 5.2% from the first seven months of last year.
Canadian output fell 1.3% through July to 16.508 bbf over the year ago period. See Random Lengths