Keyword: softwood lumber

N. American softwood lumber prices develop uneven

    It was an uneven lumber market for the week ending March 26 as print prices came [...]

Global lumber trade trends: US imports high, contrary to China, Japan and MENA

Softwood lumber imports to the US were up 4.5% y-o-y in 2020, contrary to most other regions [...]

North American lumber prices plateau after previous weeks of growth

Potentially signalling a plateau in lumber prices, at least for the time being, benchmark softwood lumber commodity items stayed flat [...]

North American lumber prices not expected to drop soon

   Industry experts hopeful prices could begin to decline in second half of 2021   Lumber prices in [...]

North American lumber prices growth flat following historical highs

Prices of benchmark softwood lumber items, like standard grade #2&Btr R/L stayed mostly flat last week — particularly [...]

European countries gaining market shares in US lumber imports

The United States consumed roughly 47 billion board feet of softwood lumber in 2019, 30.8% of which came from [...]

Sharp recovery in UK softwood imports

  UK's softwood import volumes for 2020 see a three per cent rise against 2019 totals, after falling [...]

Considerable recovery in the European lumber market

  Until recently, the total annual consumption of softwood lumber in Europe has been steadily increasing and in 2019 [...]

N. American softwood lumber prices surpass historical levels

    In late February, North America construction framing dimension softwood lumber prices surpassed a threshold that industry [...]

High demand for softwood lumber in N. America, prices rising accordingly

The dual Canada/U.S. long weekend in mid-February did nothing to slow demand for lumber, with prices rising [...]