Softwood Lumber and OSB Lead Price Increases in May


The prices of building materials generally increased in May, according to the latest Producer Price Index (PPI) release by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Softwood lumber (+6.4%) led the way, followed by oriented strand board (+4.7%, not seasonally adjusted). The indexes for ready-mix concrete (-0.1%) and gypsum products (-2.6%) both declined, but the aggregate index for goods inputs to residential… Read More ›

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