On Friday (4-1-22), Statistics Canada (StatsCan) reported lumber sawmill production for January 2022. Sawmills produced 4,346.3 thousand cubic meters of lumber in January 2022. That is 11.3% above December 2021 production levels but down by 9.4% year-over-year (January 2021 – January 2022).
Sawmills shipped 3,857.4 thousand cubic meters of lumber in January. That is down -0.2% from December 2021 and -16.2% year-over-year.
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