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Related News - U.S. softwood and panel markets - week 8, 2012

  • March 09, 2015 09:32

US softwood lumber prices decline at the beginning of March

Winter kept an icy grip on the eastern half of the U.S. and Canada, hampering production, shipments, and especially sales. Veteran traders with customers based in the East and South couldn’t recall a winter as tough as this one, even with last winter’s extensive troubles still fresh in their minds. The Random Lengths Framing Lumber Composite Price hit a four-week average that was low enough to initiate a tax for April on lumber shipments from Canada to the U.S. for the first time since October 2013...... [more...]

  • February 28, 2015 15:11

U.S.: Softwood and Panel Markets - Week 8, 2015

Harsh weather sidetracked traders across the eastern half of the U.S., and a ripple effect spread into other regions...... [more...]

  • February 27, 2015 22:52

U.S.: Softwood and Panel Markets - Week 7, 2015

Sales were tough to come by, and the goal of many framing lumber traders was simply to make it through the week...... [more...]

  • February 16, 2015 23:42

U.S.: Softwood and Panel Markets - Week 6, 2015

Trading in early 2015 remained underwhelming in framing lumber markets...... [more...]

  • January 31, 2015 20:52

U.S.: Softwood and Panel Markets - Week 4, 2015

The tone of the framing lumber market improved with a late-week pickup in sales...... [more...]

  • January 25, 2015 15:12

U.S.: Softwood and Panel Markets - Week 3, 2015

January remained a bear in framing lumber markets...... [more...]

  • January 16, 2015 14:42

U.S.: Softwood and Panel Markets - Week 1, 2015

Framing lumber sales sputtered, dimming traders’ hopes for a strong start to the new year...... [more...]

  • January 08, 2015 22:24

U.S.: Softwood and Panel Markets - Week 52, 2014

The framing lumber market closed 2014 on a quiet note but firm footing...... [more...]

  • December 28, 2014 11:46

U.S.: Softwood and Panel Markets - Week 51, 2014

The framing lumber market was generally slow, but some sales offices reported they were busier than expected...... [more...]

  • December 20, 2014 08:33

U.S.: Softwood and Panel Markets - Week 50, 2014

Prices of framing lumber firmed or moved higher on the strength of order files bolstered by curtailments through the holiday period...... [more...]

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