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December 4, 2020
Continued unseasonably strong demand sends N. American lumber prices higher
U.S. housing starts were mostly flat in 2019. At this time last year, softwood lumber sales improved markedly and prices started to rise from quite low levels. As the beginning of 2020 came on, the data on U.S. home building was much improved over the previous year, sending demand for construction framing dimension softwood lumber higher. Sawmills and other lumber industry players were quite encouraged as to what the U.S. home building market would do come spring. Usually this time of year, in the weeks after U.S. Thanksgiving, marks the annual slowdown ...
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