Government of Nova Scotia Government of Nova Scotia Nova Scotia, Canada
Natural Resources and Renewables


Register as a Buyers Annual Report FOR 2000-4

Registry of Buyers - Report on Primary Forest Products Acquired and Business Summaries Report FOR 2000-4

This summary is published annually to report the statistical information related to the purchase of primary forest products, forest harvesting, and the production of secondary forest products in Nova Scotia. This information is collected from companies and individuals involved in the forest sector who acquire primary forest products.


The total provincial harvest for 1999 is reported to be 6 163 710 m³ of solid wood. Approximately 88%, or 5 431 590 m³, were softwood species. Wood exported was reported at 1 027 250 m³ or 16% of the total. The total provincial harvest for 1999 shows an increase of approximately 6% over the 1998 harvest of 5 839 980 m³. Exported wood increased by an estimated 12% when compared to the 1998 figure of 915 162 m³.

As of August 24th, 2000 there were 434 Registered Buyers of which 362 are reported as being active. Information was reported by 350 buyers and data was estimated for 12 buyers. Only the names and location s of the fully compliant 350 Buyers are included in this report.

To obtain a hardcopy of this report please contact the Registrar
Registry of Buyers
PO Box 68
Truro, NS
B2N 5G8

List of Tables
Summary of Business Types

Provincial Harvest Summaries
Total Provincial Harvest (All tenures)
Total Provincial Harvest (Crown)
Total Provincial Harvest (Industrial)

Total Provincial Harvest (Private)

Nova Scotia Wood Acquistion Businesses Summaries
Summary of Sawmill Businesses

Summary of Pulp/Paper Mills

Summary of Fuel Chips Sales and Energy Generation Businesses

Summary of Wood Export Businesses

Summary of Firewood Sales
Summary of Other Businesses

Please Note: The List of Buyers is revised annually. Please check the current years report for the revised list.