The plywood market has been disappointing so far this spring, but the most recent week has been better, for sure, though no runaway. Despite two year, plus, lows on most commodity items, buyers continue to exercise caution
Veneer and panel markets have been remarkably stable over the last month, although, they haven’t stabilized at very good levels in relation to log costs. ½” 4-ply prices hit $345 at the end of the year and
The western plywood market has been steadier but unspectacular in the past few weeks. Some prices have firmed slightly. Others have been static. Western markets have noticeably brightened, as recent dryer, warmer weather has stimulated shipping in
Currently, the commodity panel markets continue to struggle with the effects of wet and wintry weather throughout a great deal of the country.
The inability to build any shipping volume and rhythm in the field, directly correlates … Read More
The Western Plywood market has been decent so far this year, but unspectacular. As with any winter trading in commodities, the market trends are a mixed bag due to the ebb and flow of winter weather across … Read More
Wood product markets began to show marked improvement as we ended 2018. The end of 2018 can best be categorized as a slow bleed, with product prices dropping across the board. Even good news for wood products … Read More
Wood products prices have been declining relentlessly over the last couple of months, regardless of the product. While lumber led the way initially, panel prices declined to price lows that have not been seen for three years. … Read More