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U.S. housing starts rise in June

21 July 2021 ` 17:41  
U.S. homebuilding increased more than expected in June, though expensive lumber, as well as shortages of labor and land, continued to constrain builders’ ability to fully take advantage of robust demand for housing. Housing starts rose 6.3% to...

US timber prices hit record high again

24 May 2021 ` 23:23  
Softwood timber and panel (plywood and OSB) prices rose by even more the week of May 7 than they did the week before, indicating that demand for construction framing wood products is not slowing down. In the week...

US wood pellet exports top 667,000 metric tons in March 2021

11 May 2021 ` 18:50  
The U.S. exported 667,309 metric tons of wood pellets in March 2021, up from both 556,802 metric tons in February and 670,464 metric tons in March 2020, according to data released by the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service. The...

US sawn timber prices continue to rise

29 April 2021 ` 17:49  
Rising further after reaching seemingly impossible highs, in the week ending April 23, 2021, the wholesaler price of benchmark softwood lumber commodity item Western S-P-F KD 2×4 #2&Btr was $1,330 mfbm. This is up by +$120, or +9%,...

US housing starts move higher in March 2021

20 April 2021 ` 17:43  
A report released by the Commerce Department on Friday showed a substantial rebound in new residential construction in the U.S. in the month of March 2021. The Commerce Department said housing starts skyrocketed by 19.4% to an annual...

US sawn timber prices show all-time highs

20 April 2021 ` 15:50  
In the week ending April 16, 2021, the price of benchmark softwood timber commodity item Western S-P-F KD 2×4 #2&Btr rose another +$80, or +6%, to $1,210 mfbm ($465 per m³), from $1,130 the previous week, said Madison’s...

US housing starts drop 10.3% in February 2021

22 March 2021 ` 18:41  
New residential construction in the U.S. showed a substantial decrease in the month of February 2021, according to a report released by the US Commerce Department on Wednesday, with housing starts extending the sharp pullback seen in the...

Green Bay Packaging begins paper mill production

22 March 2021 ` 14:47  
Green Bay Packaging Inc. (GBP), Green Bay, Wisconsin, has announced that the first reel of paper was produced March 11 at its paper mill in Green Bay. The company says this milestone comes two and a half years...

U.S. softwood sawn timber prices keep going up in early 2021

16 March 2021 ` 13:20  
In the week ending February 26, 2021, the price of benchmark softwood timber commodity item Western S-P-F KD 2×4 #2&Btr rose another +$28, or +3%, to US$1,040 mfbm, from $1,012 the previous week, said Madison’s Lumber Reporter. Last...

U.S. housing starts fall in January 2021

20 February 2021 ` 19:08  
After reporting a sharp increase in new residential construction in the U.S. in the previous month, the US Commerce Department released a report on Thursday showing housing starts pulled back by much more than expected in the month...

USDA: US exports 7.26 million metric tons of wood pellets in 2020

15 February 2021 ` 12:24  
The U.S. exported nearly 7.26 million metric tons of wood pellets in 2020, up 5% from the 6.92 million metric tons exported in 2019, according to data released by the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service on Feb. 5. A...