Wood products

Track trends and prices for lumber, engineered lumber, wood panels and more

The pandemic drove unprecedented wood products demand and price volatility. Pandemic house-buying and DIY boom-building exhausted supply and backlogged builders for months.

Now we face labor shortages, supply chain challenges, and more extreme weather events. Global and macroeconomic forces will continue to influence the industry’s output in unexpected ways. Track news, prices and forecasts to anticipate when the market will shift next.

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What’s happening in the wood products market?

Changing consumer behaviors and supply chain challenges have increased price volatility in the wood products market. Keep up to date with critical market changes that impact your business. We cover developments on housing starts, home sales, interest rates, mergers and acquisitions, government and public policy and issues impacting mill production levels.

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Get global and regional insights into key market players, trends and price fluctuations in the wood products industry.

Unmatched price data on over 80 sub-grades across the market
Dependable reporting as it happens
Fastmarkets’ forecasts on all major forest products mean you can connect the dots between mills and markets.
Fastmarkets’ forecasts on all major forest products mean you can connect the dots between mills and markets.
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A consistent and reliable basis for comparing the cost of lumber, OSB, MDF, particle board and plywood.
We recognize the importance of being clear about our price assessment and index process. Our independently audited pricing process aligns with core IOSCO principles and we have successfully completed assurance reviews for our financial benchmarks in metals and mining, forest products and agriculture.
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