价格,销售和市场

Framing US lumber prices garnered more attention than any other building material over the past year as prices quadrupled between April 2020 and May 2021. But even as lumber prices decline, the spotlight on lumber continues to crowd out the story of meteoric price increases of another wood product integral to the integ...

In North American, the wholesaler price of benchmark construction framing dimension softwood lumber item Western Spruce-Pine-Fir KD 2×4 #2&Btr, for the week ending July 9, 2021, was again US$760 mfbm.

Western S-P-F price levels in the US were all over the place for the week of June 10. While the general tone was one of significant correction across the board, reported price levels varied wildly depending on the source. Sawmills reduced their asking prices by triple digits in many cases, and secondary suppliers sold ...

This week the wholesaler price of benchmark construction framing dimension North American softwood lumber item Western Spruce-Pine-Fir KD 2×4 #2&Btr, for the week ending June 11, 2021, dropped dramatically to US$1,275 mfbm (net FOB sawmill), down by -$325, or a full -26%, from last week.

U.S. lumber prices decline

The historic climb for U.S. lumber prices, combined with delays and higher costs for other building materials, is a significant limiting factor for home building in 2021. Lumber prices are now falling with an expectation that prices will decline below $1000 per thousand board feet in the coming weeks.

As May rolled into June and following the dual long weekends of Victoria Day in Canada and Memorial Day in the US, lumber prices remained flat like they had been the previous week. However rumblings emerged which suggested prices might be going down soon.

Keta Kosman, Publisher of Madison’s Lumber Reporter, monitors lumber prices every day. She thinks we are in a new era for the economy. In the 1950s, there was much infrastructure building, it was all a huge boom for the economy for two decades. We're in a similar situation right now, she says. The U.S. administration i...

North American lumber prices rose yet again for the week ending May 14, however volumes sold were lower as customers refused to pay the higher prices. Those who needed wood for ongoing projects, or purposes that could not be delayed, sought out the specific products they needed only and paid whatever the asking price w...

The historic climb for lumber prices, combined with delays and higher costs for other building materials in U.S., is a significant limiting factor for home building in 2021. Despite a historically low level of overall housing inventory and solid demand due to low mortgage interest rates and demographics, new constructi...

Russ Taylor, president of British Columbia based Russ Taylor Global, says that high prices cure high prices. High lumber prices will eventually reduce demand and increase supply – high prices scare people away. He is confident the prices for lumber will start to settle down, but at higher levels than we have ever seen ...