Hardwood Market Report (HMR) is part of Fastmarkets
The best place for the latest hardwood products news and prices
HMR has been serving customers like sawmills, wholesalers and manufacturers of furniture, flooring, panels and pallets with utmost dedication and professionalism. Now, as part of Fastmarkets, HMR will leverage our world-class price reporting infrastructure to further strengthen its position in the market and deliver enhanced value to our subscribers.
By integrating leading providers of forest products intelligence such as RISI and Random Lengths and now HMR, under the Fastmarkets umbrella, we aim to offer unparalleled advantages to all our forest products customers.
Fastmarkets is now a one-stop shop for softwood and hardwood data and news.
Given the recent mill curtailments some hardwood producers are thinking creatively in order to stay productive
Multifamily housing starts show some sign of life in late 2023, but the overall picture shows a different trend when compared to single-family
Overseas hardwood trade has seen a global-wide downward trend, in addition to reduced domestic demand in the US
Despite slower population growth and lower household formation rates, there remains a shortfall in the housing market, particularly for starter homes in North America
Despite a modest slowdown in new orders, the demand for tropical hardwoods remains robust in North American markets, particularly in high-end projects and exterior applications, with supply issues varying across different species and specifications.
Fastmarkets hosted an insightful webinar on the future of southern yellow pine and its potential impact on the North American lumber industry. For those who missed it, here’s a breakdown of the key takeaways
High interest rates, softening house price appreciation and sluggish home sales are beginning to affect the home improvement market
Western spruce-pine-fir (WSPF), once a dominant force in the North American lumber market, has seen a significant decline in recent years. Is it now time for southern yellow pine to take its place?
Ongoing reductions in household moves usually result in a decline in remodeling and repair activity
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