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  • Interfor purchases four US sawmills - Business in Vancouver
    Interfor purchases four US sawmillsBusiness in VancouverVancouver-based Interfor (TSX:IFP) has signed a US$94.7 million deal to purchase four sawmills from Tacoma-based Simpson Lumber Company in a move that gives Interfor an improved hedge against a renewed softwood lumber battle. Company president ...and more »
  • Uncertainty hangs over BC lumber industry - Vancouver Sun
    Vancouver SunUncertainty hangs over BC lumber industryVancouver SunA big question hangs over British Columbia's forestry industry in 2015 with the 2006 Canada/U.S. Softwood Lumber Agreement set to expire in October. The deal brought relative peace in the decades-old dispute between Canada and its biggest lumber ...and more »
  • Canada lumbering toward another softwood lumber deal - Guelph Mercury
    Canada lumbering toward another softwood lumber dealGuelph MercuryOne area where the lower dollar has great potential to do harm is in the forest sector, especially with respect to softwood lumber. Lumber is important to the economy across Canada and has always been a mainstay in British Columbia. As we wait to see ...and more »
  • Softwood Lumber Prices Fall in US, Rise in China -
    Softwood Lumber Prices Fall in US, Rise in Chinawoodworkingnetwork.comSouthern Pine exports SEATTLE, WA --While softwood lumber prices have declined this fall from their peak level this past summer -- soft yellow pine garnered the largest price decrease -- indexes still show the market at its highest point in 10 years ...Wood Fiber Consumption by the Japanes
  • Wood Resources International LLC: Softwood lumber prices have trended ... - MarketWatch
    Wood Resources International LLC: Softwood lumber prices have trended ...MarketWatchSEATTLE, Dec 08, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Prices for softwood lumber imported to China increased this fall, while they fell in Japan as the housing market weakened. In the US, lumber prices were moving downward in the 3Q, while still being close to ...Most Popular StoriesRock

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Lumber Prices & Starts

May 27th, 2013

Lumber prices remain low. Lumber supply is coming online from mills and the CME July futures are showing at $282.20 per thousand (as of June 18, 2013). The hardwood softwood market for 2013 is almost at the half way point. So why are prices still low? Housing starts are inching up and approaching the magic [...]

Hardwood Lumber & Softwood Lumber

September 19th, 2012

Lumber: Hardwood lumber and softwood wholesale lumber supply appear to be firming up. Lumber prices as listed by the CME futures are close to $273 for November. Housing start numbers for August were a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 750,000 units, which was about 29% above the July 2011 rate of 581,000. The demand for [...]


May 21st, 2012

Lumber prices are slightly up. Sawmills with timber supply of species such as SY pine lumber, hemlock, and Douglas fir may find that markets are improving. Hardwoods and reclaimed lumber also appear firm as the suppliers search to fill green building demand. On May 21, 2012, lumber price futures for July were listed at $287.90, [...]

Lumber Prices

December 23rd, 2011

Lumber prices for Hardwood lumber and softwood lumber continue to fluctuate. Wholesale hardwood lumber suppliers for red oak, white oak, walnut, cypress, cherry, maple and others still face uncertainty. Lumber price futures are up as the housing market continues to improve. As of 12/23/11, they were at 243.50, which was an improvement of 2.5 points [...]

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