Crow's Market & Price Service

RISI publishes Crow's Market & Price Service, the most comprehensive market and price service covering the North American lumber and panel market. Crow's gives you objective wholesale pricing, detailed market reports, daily and weekly news updates, and market forecasts designed to give you a complete and accurate understanding of each week's market.

Crow's helps you make more accurate market decisions and ensure you're getting the best price.

Each subscription to Crow's Market & Price Service comes with the following features – making Crow’s the most powerful and comprehensive lumber and panel pricing service in North America:


1. Crow's Weekly Market Report – the longest running and most trusted North American weekly softwood lumber and panel pricing publication. Each Weekly Market Report provides:

  • Objective, Reliable Market Prices
    (producer-to-wholesale) reported twice per week. Broken out into hundreds of region, species, and product-based classifications, including:
    • Framing lumber
    • Selects and commons
    • Industrial lumber
    • Treated lumber
    • Cedar
    • OSB
    • Plywood
    • MDF and particleboard
    • more than 1600 prices in all
  • Detailed market reports for all species and products.
    These news stories add depth and color to Crow's price reporting by filling in critical details about market movements. The reports are based on interviews with hundreds of market participants each week. You get an understanding of key market drivers, from mill inventories to regional housing demand.
  • Insightful commentary on trends and issues affecting the markets such as:
    • Housing demand indicators
    • Price trends
    • Earnings
    • The impact of public policy
    • Trends in supply
    • Imports and exports

2. RISI's Lumber & Panel Outlook - weekly analysis on wood products markets by RISI's economists, the most trusted source of forecasting in the North American industry.

  • Extracted from RISI's monthly Commentaries
  • Analyzes market developments
  • Forecasts supply, demand and prices over the coming three months.
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RISI's Lumber & Panel Outlook



3. Crow's Price Watch - an online tool that allows you to easily analyze price trends and instantly see which prices are up or down and by how much. Crow's Price Watch provides:

  • A color designation to quickly show you price directions – green for prices that have risen, red for those that have fallen, and blue for those that have stayed the same.
  • The change between this week's and last week's price
  • The ability to save your favorite reports for quick access
  • Up to ten years of historical prices available in downloadable spreadsheets

4. Crow's Lumber & Panel News Service - a comprehensive and reliable daily news service covering the latest lumber news and wood products industry developments such as:

  • Housing: reports on home sales, interest rates and other factors impacting demand for lumber and panels.
  • Corporate news: mergers and acquisitions, corporate strategy, financial results.
  • Government and public policy, including the latest on the US-Canadian Softwood Lumber Agreement.
  • Production & capacity, including the latest on shutdowns, startups and labor issues that affect markets.
     

Crow's Market & Price Service's unique perspective comes from editors who have not only covered wood products markets, but have actually worked as traders in those markets.

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Why Crow’s

 

  • Includes RISI's Lumber & Panel Outlook -- a weekly analysis of wood products markets from RISI's economists, the most trusted source of forecasting in the North American industry. Extracted from RISI's monthly Commentaries, the Outlook analyzes market developments and forecasts supply, demand and prices over the coming three months..
  • Crow's editors know the industry -- they have actually worked as traders in lumber and panel markets.
  • Crow's Price Watch -- a new online tool that allows you to easily analyze price trends and instantly see which prices are up or down and by how much..
  • Crow's offers content you simply can't find elsewhere, including coverage of industrial lumber, cedar and Canadian panels.

Ultimately, Crow's is about helping you make the right business decisions. The greater your market knowledge, the more confidence you have in your market decisions.