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The most accurate monthly measure of the forest products industry. Spend just 15 minutes reviewing Yardstick to get the BIG PICTURE you need to succeed in the marketplace.

Yardstick puts the most powerful monthly information resource for forest products industry statistics right at your fingertips — it's ONE-STOP SHOPPING for forest products statistics. 24 pages of charts, graphs, and tables that give you an immediate big picture of the industry, providing you with key figures and accurate, unbiased information right when you need it, all in a concise, easy-to-use format. Plus, you get the monthly average of EVERY PRICE published in the weekly Random Lengths report.

When you subscribe to Yardstick, every month you’ll get graphs detailing more than 60 key economic indicators, plus hundreds of other statistics packed into easy-to-read tables. From interest rates to export statistics, from housing starts to industry financial data. You’ll have year-to-date and previous years’ data, too, so you can make comparisons and track historical trends.

» Market Overview Get a clear picture of national economic and forest products industry trends every month, with an at-a-glance look at where the market has been in the past month, and how current conditions compare to year-ago levels. Includes key price indicators from the Random Lengths weekly report.

» Random Lengths Product and Species Composite Prices Just as the widely used and popular Random Lengths Framing Lumber and Structural Panel Composites provide a broad measure of price movement, tables and graphs of monthly averages allow you to measure price trends in 14 specific product groups and species composites.

» Industry Indicators and Market Pulse The month’s production, orders, shipments, and inventory levels compared with year-ago figures.

» Feature Story A monthly feature story covering news and trends affecting the industry and the markets.

» U.S. Housing Reports Actual starts, single-family and multifamily, SAARs, regional breakdowns, and permit data for the 40 largest metro areas in the U.S.

» Canadian Housing Starts Broken out by province, SAARs and actual starts, single-family and multifamily.

» Manufactured Housing Shipments A monthly update, by region, for housing shipments in the U.S.

» Chip and Log Prices Monthly updates showing Douglas Fir and white wood sawlog prices for domestic markets and Fir prices for export markets. Quarterly updates showing average Southern Pine sawlog prices and chip prices by region.

» Financial Indicators Mortgage rates, interest rates, exchange rates, trade-weighted U.S. dollar index, and company financial and stock price reports.

» Shortcuts A concise recap of the month’s key events that affected the industry, the markets, and your business.

» Import and Export Statistics Tables and charts of U.S. and Canadian lumber and panel exports by destination and species. Also, U.S. and B.C. log exports, and U.S. imports of lumber, plywood, OSB, and logs.

» Retail Market Indicators A snapshot of lumber and panel activity at the retail level, derived from a monthly survey of a nationwide sample of dealers. Two tables track retailers’ sales expectations and inventory levels, broken down by region.

» Plus: Other Important statistics From timber harvest to corporate earnings, are covered on a periodic basis.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019


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