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Midweek Market Report

Updated every Wednesday morning at 10:00 am (Pacific Time). Last update: February 22, 2017.

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The Midweek Market Report is an abbreviated version of the full Midweek report, which updates prices of more than 150 key lumber and panel products. A brief overview of market activity is included. Contact Random Lengths for a free sample issue.

Midweek Composite Prices

  This Week
Feb 21
Friday Prior
Feb 17
Midweek
Prior
Framing Lumber Composite Price* $409 $405 $400
Structural Panel Composite Price* $404 $401 $396

Midweek Prices for Key Items

Lumber price per thousand board feet. Panel prices per thousand square feet. This Week
Feb 21
KD Western S-P-F #2&Btr 2x4 R/L Mill Price $388
Southern (west-east) 15/32-inch 4-ply rated sheathing plywood $398-415
North Central 7/16-inch Oriented Strand Board $304

 

* Framing Lumber Composite Price is a weighted average of 15 key items
* Structural Panel Composite Price is a weighted average of 11 key items

Midweek Market Report

Trading slowed as customers digested shipments and sought a clearer picture of the market’s near-term direction. Sales at the mill level were measured at best, as trading was concentrated at the secondary level. The quiet start limited price increases, which flattened from the previous weeks’ sharp upward tilt. Reports of railcar shortages among Canadian mills were widespread. Mills fell back on order files that mostly stretched to early March. 

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