The linerboarprice drops are a result of discount deals emerging in the North American linerboard market
Multifamily housing starts show some sign of life in late 2023, but the overall picture shows a different trend when compared to single-family
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 interviews Jeremy Harrison, Saskatchewan’s trade and export minister, about why the province is investing in rare earths processing
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
Demand for P&W papers remained soft in a typically strong period of sales for the industry, prompting Billerud to postpone October price increases
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?
Weak demand, global oversupply and the saturation of domestic consolidation has shifted focus to international mergers for large packaging producers