British Columbia lumber exports to China grew 70% in 2009

(Lesprom) Lumber exports to China hit 1.63 million board feet in 2009, more than twice the volume shipped in 2008. Those exports generated $327 million in revenues, a 70% increase over 2008. The U.S. market is still this province’s primary customer. Americans bought 7.48 billion board feet of lumber valued at $1.54 billion in 2009.

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