The recent changes, disruption if you will, to the supply-demand balance of North American construction framing softwood lumber and panel products have worked their way through the market. Last week customers came back to suppliers with higher-volume orders than in recent weeks. This provided sawmills the ability to hold steady on prices for benchmark Western Spruce-Pine-Fir 2×4 #2&Btr KD (RL), at USD$310 mfbm. Producers in other regions like the U.S. south or Quebec dropped prices slightly but refused to go any lower.
April 17, 2020
North American lumber prices moderate as market adjusts
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