Canada’s Wood Products Industry: Industrial Outlook Spring 2013
The Conference Board of Canada
June 19, 2013
This report examines the short-and medium-term economic and profitability outlook for Canada’s Wood Products Industry.
- U.S. Housing Market—The rebound in U.S. housing activity is supporting demand for wood products.
- Demand From China—Wood products are increasingly being used in construction projects, such as affordable housing for migrants.
- Canadian Housing Market—High consumer debt loads and stricter mortgage rules have led to a slowdown in the domestic housing market.