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A headline in The Globe and Mail might lead one to believe BC lumber sales to China are in total free fall (BC Lumber Sales to China Falling Rapidly).  No doubt reportedly large offshore inventories contributed to a slowdown after shipments surged in September – a trend that’s anticipated to be short-lived.  The article does acknowledge “order files are slightly picking up right now.”

Complete softwood lumber export data by Province and destination is available here.

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