Market Barometer and Update


All prices are in Canadian dollars.

The Market Barometer is our premier newsletter providing lumber price forecasting for the North American market, with an in-depth analysis of contributing factors and market variables. Available every other week.

The Market Update is our supplementary newsletter, available to existing subscribers of Widman’s Market Barometer. Available twice monthly, between Barometer issues.


Widman’s Market Barometer and Update are published each week on Wednesday. Our Newsletters assist you in developing sound buying and selling strategies by providing you with softwood lumber price forecasts for the next 14 days, economical reports and market analysis. Trust both the Market Barometer & Update to bring you the latest, up-to-the-minute lumber and economic market news, from the latest numbers in US-Canadian softwood production, North American housing reports, forestry supply news from curtailments to acquisitions, developing lumber trade business from China, India, Africa and other developing markets.