• Lumber prices spike as wildfires cause producers to cut output, citing 'significant' supply chain challenges

    4 days ago - By Business Insider

    The Bootleg Fire burns through vegetation near Paisley, Oregon, U.S., July 20, 2021
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    Lumber futures have jumped in recent days on concerns over the impact of wildfires on supply.
    One of North America's largest lumber producers said it would cut output at sawmills due to the fires.
    One lumber expert told Insider the production cut was the catalyst that confirmed to traders prices had hit a bottom.
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