Running head: ROUNDWOOD PRODUCTION IN CANADA
Roundwood Production in Canada
ROUNDWOOD PRODUCTION IN CANADA
Round wood production refers to the quantity of wood obtained from forests, tree feeling
sites or any wooded area during a specific period of time. The forest industry in Canada is a major
contributor to the country’s economy. Canada’s 42% of the land is forested, and the country
contains 10% of the forested land in the world, mainly comprising of pine, poplar, and spruce
("Forests in Canada", 2018). The country is the second-largest exporter of forestry products in the
world. Therefore, the forestry sector contributes significantly to the country’s surplus global
balance of trade. This paper explores round wood production in Canada as a major economic
indicator and its major sub-indicators.
Historical Indicator and Sub-indicators
In the last five years, the production of round wood in thousand cubic meters in Canada
has increased. In 2013, the production of round wood was 147, 751, 272 cubic meters while in
2016, the country harvested 157, 770, 384 million m3 whereby British Columbia accounted for
the largest volume at 42%, followed by Quebec at ...