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U.S. lumber sales up 1.2% in
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. wholesale sales grew 2.2 percent in September 2023, up 0.9 percent from the revised September 2022 level, totaling $678.1 billion.
U.S. lumber sales totaled $18.485 billion in September, up 1.2 percent from a year earlier.
Lumber inventories increased 1.1 percent to $30.215 billion.
The September lumber inventory/sales ratio was 1.63. The September 2022 ratio was 1.61.