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“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

Architect-Inspector Training Expands WFC in Korea

12th Architect-Inspector Training course conducted jointly by Wood Construction Association (KWCA) and Wood University Center (WUC), which is one of training programs sponsored by Canada Wood Korea, has been completed and the final… more

Korea signs forest management tie-up with Canada

After implementing a series of successful forestation projects in developing countries over the past years, the Korea Forest Service is now planning to expand its global partnerships.
The agency’s top priority is currently North… more

Korea Economy, Construction, & Lumber Shipments

Economy
South Korea’s GDP expanded 0.5% in the second quarter of 2014, slowed from a 0.9% growth logged in the previous quarter. Exports gained 1.7% in the second quarter from three months earlier. Private spending slipped 0.3%,… more

Japan Economy, Construction, & Lumber Shipments

Economy
In September the Japanese yen continued to weaken moving from 104 yen to 109 to the US dollar.  The weakening yen propelled the Nikkei Stock Index to the 16,300 level – its highest finish in seven years. Since the LDP came… more