Madison’s Western S-P-F Lumber Prices May 8: sneak preview

The full Madison’s Lumber Reporter North America softwood lumber price list will be updated as usual first thing Friday morning Eastern time, however here is a SNEAK PEAK at tomorrow’s benchmark Western Spruce-Pine-Fir (WSPF) prices: After some recovery from steep drops in April last week,
The wholesaler price of benchmark softwood lumber item Western Spruce-Pine-Fir KD 2×4 #2&Btr for May 8 shot up +$18 on restricted supply, to US$354 mfbm (net FOB sawmill), from US$336 mfbm last week.

The latest weekly softwood lumber market update was published to the Madison’s website on Tuesday here:

Suppliers confirmed that Eastern Spruce-Pine-Fir lumber and studs sold better with each passing day, as retailers experienced solid demand that kept them coming back to sawmills for more orders.” — Madison’s Lumber Reporter May 5, 2020

Western Spruce KD 2x4 to 2x12 #2&Btr prices May 8 2020