According to RISI, an industry trade publication, demand on US plywood mills dropped by over 8% in 2018 due to a surge in offshore imports, primarily from China and Brazil, and a declining housing market due to … Read More
The plywood market’s slow start has continued into the building season. The past month has recorded flat pricing and day-to-day dickering on orders as the rule of the day. Some production is quietly being trimmed from several … Read More
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