Surge in B.C. Exports

“Exports surged 21 per cent in January with the province’s forestry products helping to power a $410-million gain over the same month last year.  The province’s exports topped more than $2.4 billion in January, with forestry products accounting for $691 million of that, up 21 per cent from last January.  Economists say it reflects a steady increase in overall export volumes for many sectors, and serves as an encouraging sign for the lumber industry, which is still emerging from the worst market conditions it has faced in more than seven decades.”

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