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November 26, 2013 5:11 PM

Fueled by Chinese demand, West Coast log and lumber exports rise sharply

Fueled by increased demand from China, log and lumber exports from the West Coast are on the rise, according to a study released today. The value and volume of lumber exports from Washington, Oregon, Alaska and northern California jumped by 50 percent during the third quarter of the year, compared to figures from the same period in 2012. And the value of log exports rose by 40 percent, while the volume increased by 25 percent.

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