November 24, 2021: Plan Your Purchases Now, Busy Market Ahead

Lumber Connection,

Justin Binning and Ken Timmins with American International Forest Products (AIFP) provide a snapshot of the current lumber market. Canadian duty increases and rail issues in the West, combined with a sudden rush by buyers to market, has pushed the market higher. The experts recommend looking at current inventories and planning purchases in anticipation of a busy January buying season. Justin has been with AIFP since 2010 with a focus in Southern Yellow Pine and Ken has been with AIFP since 2017, specializing in Fir species. Both specialize in high grade lumber for the component manufacturing industry.