Softwood Lumber Prices Pop During Usual Seasonal Slow-Down

At this time of year it is usual for softwood lumber prices to be lowering, as end-users would be stocked-up on inventory needs for ongoing building projects, and sawmills would be slowing down as normal seasonal closures and curtailments come into effect. However, this year — having largely stopped production during spring as industry responded to Covid19 infections — softwood lumber producers across North America are still operating at relatively high capacity levels. Inventories in the field remain sketchy to … Continue reading Softwood Lumber Prices Pop During Usual Seasonal Slow-Down