Lumber Market Report


Lumber Update – May 2018

by Paul Rogers, It’s taken a long time to get here but, finally, the warmer weather is upon us and it seems to have given an extra boost of energy to an already active market. With many contractors doing all they can to keep up with the amount of work they have in front of Read More


Lumber Update – April 2018

by Paul Rogers, Once again, another month of gains were realized as the lumber market continued along its marathon run. With new precedents having being set for high prices and lead times, a general malaise has overcome buyers and traders who have been constantly dealing with wince-worthy replacement costs, late shipments and outages that can’t Read More


Lumber Update – March 2018

By Paul Rogers, A turbulent February was not what anyone was expecting, but it’s exactly what we got: weather conditions and high demand exacerbated an already over-taxed transportation system, leading to panic buying and leaving buyers with needs that could not be satiated. Of course, this situation is not an entirely new one as there Read More


Lumber Update – February 2018

by Paul Rogers, Although weather conditions last month interrupted sales, a steady draw and the finalization of the Countervailing (CVD) and Anti-Dumping (AD) duties against Canadian lumber mills were enough to keep prices afloat. The opportunity for a retraction of the cumulative 20.23% CVD and AD duties was lost when, on December 28th, the U.S. Read More


January 2018 – Lumber Update

by Paul Rogers, The lumber market calmed down in December but, despite the retreat in sales, prices remained relatively firm. The pervasive cycle that went on in recent months of urgent demand/slow delivery had finally broken and, consequently, holes in inventories at the wholesale and retail levels had finally been filled. However, as buying for Read More


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