Lumber Market Report


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


November 2016 – Lumber Update

By Paul Rogers, October proved to be a solid month, but sales didn’t take the robust stride that was anticipated. Because of the initial soft draw, many buyers opted to remain on the sidelines, only working to cover their immediate needs as inventories were pretty flush across the board. Looming over the market had been Read More


October 2016 – Lumber Update

By Paul Rogers, September proved to be a relatively ordinary month on the sales front, but there was enough momentum to keep buyers in the game and give some life to the market. Although pricing cracked early on, it wasn’t to an extent that set anyone in to alarm and it firmed back up as Read More


September 2016 – Lumber Update

By Paul Rogers, Sales in August were a little slower than they had been in recent months, but there was still plenty of activity going on at every level. Most are anticipating a very busy fall and that September will bring back some of the momentum that was lost, picking up where the bustle of Read More


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