The U.S. Department of Labor is reporting that an additional 1.542 million Americans made their initial filing for unemployment benefits during the week ending on Saturday June 6th.
The Federal Reserve concluded its 2-day Federal Open Market Committee meeting on Wednesday June 6th and at its conclusion announced that it will hold interest rates near zero.
Collaborating since 2017, Latvijas Finieris and Stora Enso have been working on developing a lignin-based resin ideal for plywood products.
Japan’s March 2020 imports of plywood rose 21% and there was a 10% month-on-month increase in import volumes as well.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is reporting that the Consumer Price Index (CPI) declined -0.1% in May on a seasonally adjusted basis after falling -0.8% in April.
According to data from the MBA Weekly Mortgage Application Survey, for the week ending June 5th, 2020, the Market Composite Index increased 9.3% on a seasonally adjusted basis from one week earlier.
Roseburg Forest Products is reporting that there was a small fire at their Coquille, Oregon facility on Thursday afternoon, June 4th.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Job Openings Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS), there was a clear and sudden stop associated with the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the construction labor market.
According to the latest Federal Reserve’s G.19 Consumer Credit Report, consumer credit, excluding loads secured by real estate, decreased at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 19.6%, through April of 2020.
British Columbia’s exports in the first quarter of 2020 fell by almost -15% when compared to the first quarter of 2019.