Keyword: softwood lumber

Canadian softwood lumber market outlook in 2020/2021

The main driver for Canadian softwood lumber production is not domestic consumption, but rather exports— and exports to the US [...]

Lumber prices high across BC as mills struggle to meet demand

Increased demand and a lack of supply have sent lumber prices soaring across British Columbia, while lumber mills work at [...]

North American softwood lumber prices flat or decreasing in October

For U.S. home building activity and thus softwood lumber demand, “Labour Day is the beginning of the end and [...]

North American softwood lumber prices stay flat

While most construction framing dimension softwood lumber prices stayed flat last week, Plywood and Oriented Strand Board did increase. The [...]

Lumber prices in US expected to fall this autumn

    Lumber prices notched a record on Thursday but are likely to fall back to earth.  [...]

Positive trends in the global softwood lumber markets

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and its bad consequences on trade, there are more positive signals to notice in the [...]

Canada will keep fighting U.S. on softwood lumber tariffs, says PM

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau vowed last week to keep up the fight against the never-ending effort in the [...]

Many Canadian sawmills could revive if US softwood lumber tariffs will change

Changes to softwood tariffs between the United States and Canada could help alleviate the Canada’s lumber shortage.   [...]

What are the causes of the current lumber shortage in US?

    Lumber supplies in the U.S. are facing a big shortage as a result of the [...]