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Softwood Lumber Grades and You

Publication Number: P2630
Updated: January 21, 2016
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Softwood lumber prices play an important role in timber prices, but there is not a one-to-one relationship. Other factors such as housing starts, volume of lumber in the distribution system, weather as it impacts construction, imports and exports, and interest rates also impact lumber prices. 

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