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Midweek Market Report

Updated every Wednesday morning at 10:00 am (Pacific Time). Last update: July 17, 2019.

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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.

Midweek Composite Prices

  This Week
Jul 16
Friday Prior
Jul 12
Framing Lumber Composite Price* $359 $361 $362
Structural Panel Composite Price* $345 $345 $345

Midweek Prices for Key Items

Lumber price per thousand board feet. Panel prices per thousand square feet. This Week
Jul 16
KD Western S-P-F #2&Btr 2x4 R/L Mill Price $355
Southern (west-east) 15/32-inch 4-ply rated sheathing plywood $345-385
North Central 7/16-inch Oriented Strand Board $212


* 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

Quiet trading persisted across framing lumber and panel markets. Many prices gave back a chunk of the gains secured on the curtailment-fueled rally in June. Although price concessions were widespread, cuts varied. Mill order files thinned, forcing producers to step up efforts to find orders. Buyers digested recent purchases, and replenished selectively amid fading momentum.

Wednesday, July 17, 2019


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