An early view of what Madison’s Lumber Reporter subscribers will see tonight when the 500 individual softwood lumber and panel commodity prices are updated in our dashboard:
This small bump up in benchmark Western S-P-F KD 2×4 and 2×6 #2&Btr during a time of year when construction and building is usually slowing down — thus lumber demand is dropping — is likely due to the latest announcements by some large sawmill operators in British Columbia of looming curtailments and downtime to the end of this year.
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