Shepformation Lumber Market Report


April 2017 – Lumber Update

By Paul Rogers, The month of March brought a correction of sorts to February’s rally, as prices initially flattened for several weeks and then began slowly eroding as buyers chose to stay on the sidelines, working off their inventories. Regionally, sales had been lackluster against what had been anticipated and, with ample supply at all Read More


March 2017 – Lumber Update

By Paul Rogers, February, normally an uneventful month for the lumber market, proved to be one that was fraught with volatility as several developing factors kicked buyers in to high gear. Most notably, the proposed countervailing duties (CVD) to be imposed by the U. S. Department of Commerce against Canadian lumber suppliers for dumping was Read More


February 2017 – Lumber Update

By Paul Rogers, Despite a disruption of schedules caused by winter’s assault, business continued to be relatively steady. The general consensus that there is plenty of work in the field yet to be realized (coupled with the optimism that the new presidential administration will help clear the way for more business and expand confidence in Read More


January 2017 – Lumber Update

By Paul Rogers, The New Year is off with a start, as the announcement of impending duties on Canadian lumber as a result of the now expired Softwood Lumber Agreement has given rise to the uncertainty of where Canadian lumber exported to the U.S. market will fare, in terms of supply and pricing. The day Read More


December 2016 – Lumber Update

By Paul Rogers, The languishing market (and how long it will last) has been the hot topic of late. Demand was moderate, but supplies seemed to be ample across the board and so prices bumped along with little swing either way. It’s the opinion of many that an overproduction of lumber in recent months was Read More


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