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Line chart showing North American softwood lumber production in 2022 and 2023

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North American Softwood Lumber Production Down 5% as Demand Drops

As 2024 gets started, let’s take a few moments to reflect on how the North American lumber market moved in 2023. Across the board, we saw several...

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Forest cutting site with stacks of sawlogs ready to ship to the sawmill.

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Weak Lumber Markets Drive Global Sawlog Prices Down 10% from 2022

The Global Sawlog Prices Index (GSPI), a benchmark for worldwide wood pricing, has dipped about 10% from its all-time high in 2022. According to...

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SYP KD lumber price line chart, 2019 - YTD 2023.

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SYP Lumber Prices Hold Much Steadier Through Q1 2023

Weighted MBF southern yellow pine lumber has remained fairly steady thus far in Q1 2023. With the high variance in prices over the past several...

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US South pine forest full of trees thanks to a current softwood surplus.

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Decrease in US South Timber Surplus May Yield Increased Sawlog Prices

The US South softwood timber resource is significant, cost-competitive, and increasingly crucial for the global supply of several forest products. In...

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