Wood Products Forecasts & Analysis

RISI produces regular forecasts of wood products supply, demand, trade and prices for the North American wood products market. These forecasts cover all aspects of the wood products industry, including lumber, engineered lumber (LVL and I-joists), structural panels (OSB and plywood) and non-structural panels (particleboard and MDF).

Each forecast covers the North American industry, and includes:

  • Prices: Price forecasts for benchmark products
  • Demand: Housing, repair and remodeling, furniture production
  • Supply: Production, capacity, operating rates, production costs
  • Trade: Imports, exports

RISI provides the following wood products forecasts:


More than 80% of the world's leading forest products companies, plus buyers, distributors, suppliers, governments and financial analysts, rely on RISI wood products forecasts to help make critical business decisions, from investment and resource allocation to buying and selling decisions.