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Midweek Market Report

Updated every Wednesday morning at 10:00 am (Pacific Time). Last update: May 22, 2019.

See a news item that should be included in WoodWire? Contact WoodWire Editor Jeff Redd by email at jeff@rlpi.com, or fax the information to 800-874-7979.

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.

Midweek Composite Prices

  This Week
May 21
Friday Prior
May 17
Midweek
Prior
Framing Lumber Composite Price* $341 $345 $349
Structural Panel Composite Price* $352 $352 $352

Midweek Prices for Key Items

Lumber price per thousand board feet. Panel prices per thousand square feet. This Week
May 21
KD Western S-P-F #2&Btr 2x4 R/L Mill Price $308
Southern (west-east) 15/32-inch 4-ply rated sheathing plywood $365-400
North Central 7/16-inch Oriented Strand Board $190

 

* 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

Softness prevailed in framing lumber, while most structural panel prices held. Buyers maintained a low profile amid ample inventories in the distribution system, as most markets were stuck in a general malaise. Traders shrugged off an Alberta wildfire that suspended production at a sawmill and an OSB plant. Weather remained a constraining factor, including tornadoes and floods.

Friday, May 24, 2019

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