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Wood-frame Alliance Holds Design Awards Gala

December 12, 2014, Beijing, China
The Wood Construction Alliance sponsored its first to be annual wood design awards gala. Speakers included Ms. Tong Guichan from S&T Dept. MOHURD & Deputy Director of Alliance, Mr. Wang Shuping,… more

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Two New Coats for Christmas

Dream Home Canada is truly the ‘Home Sweet Home’ of our two great organizations; Canada Wood and Forestry Innovation Investments, so it makes sense that it receives a special gift this holiday season. Of course, everyone can use a new… more

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China Economy, Construction, Lumber Shipments

China’s official 2014 numbers are in.
Gross Domestic Product -the economy expanded by 7.4% in 2014, the slowest annual rate of growth since 1990 and below the official target of 7.5%. In the December quarter, China’s economy grew by… more

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Canada Rebuilds Lives in Japan’s Tohoku Region

Canada Wood Group, a non-profit organization that promotes the use of sustainable, Canadian wood products around the world, celebrated 40 years in Japan on October 16th.
On the same day, British Columbia’s Minister of Forests, Steve… more

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Director’s Message

Work in the Shadows
Most of what is known and appreciated about Canada Wood activities and programming takes place in the open, often publicized and visible to industry. Frequently however crucial work takes place behind the scenes on… more

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Canadian Lumber Backed as a Sustainable Brand in Japan

Canadian exporters supplying the Japanese market now have a tool to support their sustainable brand.
The PDF: Canada – Supplying Sustainable, High-Quality Forest Products, is available to Japanese buyers interested in Canada’s… more

Korea Economy, Construction and Lumber Shipments

South Korea’s economy is facing numerous risks, including protracted low growth and low inflation, which requires the government to keep up its efforts to reinvigorate the economy by stimulating consumption and corporate investment…. more

“Canadian Maple Hall” Built in South Korea

Kelowna Now News: Posted October 18, 2014 by Stacy Penner
A new community centre was officially opened in South Korea on Saturday, promoting B.C. wood products.
The GICO Community Centre is a 141-unit wood frame housing complex east of… more

Asia trade mission wraps up with busy day in Korea

Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations
SEOUL – B.C. wood-frame construction took centre stage in Korea today, with the official opening of the GICO Community Centre. Forests Lands and Natural Resource Operations… more

Japan Economy, Construction & Lumber Shipments

Economy
After the 7.1% GDP contraction in Q2, Japan’s economy continued to move sideways through September. The trade deficit for the first half of 2014 reach a record 5.4 trillion yen. Although exports increased 1.7%, rising fuel… more

Bayer Material Science & Glulam

The growing market of heavy timber buildings and the application of engineered wood products in China has attracted attention from Bayer Material Science, a sub-division of Bayer which produces adhesive for engineered wood products such as… more

China Economy, Construction & Lumber Shipments

Economic Update:
China’s latest economic data was a mixed bag – with many measures comparatively negative (against the trends of recent years) but stronger than somewhat pessimistic market expectations. While year-on-year GDP growth… more