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China Makes Historic Strategic Move

Xi Jinping announces Xiongan New Area of Hebei Province as part of a measure to advance the development of the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region. 
In April, China announced it will establish the Xiongan New Area in Hebei Province, as part of… more

Canada Wood Asian Manager’s Regional Meeting

A Canada Wood Asian manager’s regional meeting took place in Japan from April 25th to 28th. At the meeting, 15 persons from 5 countries (Canada, China, Korea, Indian and Japan) gathered to familiarize themselves with their colleagues and… more

Epiphany in Hunan

Epiphany – a sudden, intuitive perception or insight into the reality or essential meaning of something, usually initiated by some simple, homely, or commonplace occurrence or experience
Last week I had my first opportunity to… more

Meet Canadian architecture’s unlikely new idols

Written by Alex Bozikovic, The Globe and Mail
Uros Novakovic, Nicolas Koff and Sebastian Bartnicki – who run Toronto’s Office OU – won an international design competition to plan a National Museum Complex in South Korea, a triumph… more

South Korea Economy, Construction & Lumber Shipments

Economy Update
With hopes for an economic recovery are rising in South Korea, the Central Bank of Korea revised South Korea’s economic growth forecast in 2017 inched up to 2.6% from its previous January projection of 2.5% and facility… more

Three stories about wood houses

Wood house wedding
On one of our site visits we were fortunate enough to see upon arrival that the resident of the wood home was hosting a wedding. Canada Wood was welcomed to join the wedding as the resident remembered CW helping the… more

China Economy, Construction & Lumber Shipments

March highlights: 

China plans to build a “first-class international city” called “Xiong’an New Area” from scratch which will cover 2,000 square kilometers, making it almost 300% larger than New York City or Singapore;… more

China Economy, Construction & Lumber Shipments

February economic highlights: 

China has lowered its expectation for economic growth to around 6.5% in 2017 which is still in line with analyst predictions.
The budget deficit target is at 3% of GDP in 2017, while the target for China… more

CW China strengthens presence in Central China

In 2017, Canada Wood China (CW China) will take the first steps to extend its reach to Wuhan, which is the economic engine of central China.
As part of its new business development plan, CW China is to support its business partners to… more

Chinese Delegation Interested in Hotel Construction

China Hotel Industry Promising
China’s hotel / motel industry has experienced tremendous growth in the last decade, and today stands at 2.5 million hotel rooms. Relatively speaking however, this number is still very low as it equates to… more

UBC Earns Japan Wood Research Society Award

The Japan Wood Research Society held its 67th annual meeting from March 17th to 19th in Fukuoka City, Kyushu.  On the 18th, the Society presented an award to Frank Lam and Yuan Li from University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.  The… more

The JAS Lumber Grading Championship Takes Place in Osaka

The Japan 2×4 Lumber JAS Council held its 29th lumber grading championship on March 10th.  This year, the venue was Osaka City Central Public Hall, a historical archive building designated as a National Important Cultural Property. … more