Category: Business Trends

Richard Lipman

Quebec/Ontario Business Trends

While still below the 52-week average, eastern SPF prices are increasing. According to the most current prices from the Canadian Forest Service, the 4-week average

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Matthew Fite

Southeast Business Trends

Sources in the Southeast are reporting a busy market. In Alabama, one source described the market as having “gone crazy.” “Just up, up and up,”

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Paul Miller

Midwest Business Trends

It’s either feast or famine for Softwood lumber providers in the Midwest, according to three sources contacted. An example of famine can be seen in

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Terry Miller

Inland West Business Trends

In the Inland West, the Softwood lumber markets are hitting on all cylinders, based on reports from lumbermen in three states. A Wyoming lumberman said

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Miller Wood Trade Publications

Northeast Business Trends

By Lydian KenninStaff Writer As the Softwood market approaches the winter, sources anticipate a busier season than normal because of short supply. A source in

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Miller Wood Trade Publications

Quebec/Ontario Business Trends

By Richard LipmanGuest Writer “The market is generally good all around, for all grades and in all sectors, meaning the U.S. and eastern Canada,” said

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Matthew Fite

Southeast Business Trends

By Matthew FiteStaff Writer The demand and level of activity for Softwood lumber providers in the Southeast depends on what type of product they sell

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Zach Miller

West Coast Business Trends

By Zach Miller At the time of this writing demand for WSPF was seeing a moderate uptick compared to previous weeks with marginal price increases.

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Paul Miller

Midwest Business Trends

By Paul Miller Jr.Vice President Midwest lumber providers who were contacted all said their markets are good. It’s just a matter of the degree of

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