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U.S. OSB to benefit from rising demand

U.S. OSB to benefit from rising demand, but severe excess capacity is expected to dampen gains in operating rates and prices until 2011 at the earliest. Softwood plywood and OSB outlook calls for modest gains, but still heavily dependent on U.S. economy and housing starts recovery ….. read more.

U.S. softwood to rise slowly in 2010

U.S. softwood lumber demand and prices poised to rise slowly in 2010 but gaining momentum in 2011 as demand climbs – price surges to follow! Softwood lumber outlook calls for gains as the U.S. economy and housing starts to recover slowly and steadily – but still some risks ahead … read more.