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Lumber Shipments to Japan

Shawn Lawlor

By Shawn Lawlor

Director, Canada Wood Japan

April 10, 2012

BC softwood lumber export volume to Japan to end-Dec’11 reached 2.45 million cubic meters, a 0.16% increase over same period in 2010. Similarly, BC softwood lumber export value for 2011 reached $648 million, a 0.015% decrease over 2010.  Shippers have recently reported that sales are steady in the first quarter of 2012.