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Korea Economy, Construction & Lumber Shipments

Economic Update:
The South Korean economy continued to grow at the fastest pace in more than two years in the third quarter of 2013 on improving domestic demand and a pickup in facility investment. South Korea’s GDP grew 1.1% in… more

Design Seminar in Chongqing

A seminar for designers was held October 28th in the mountain city of Chongqing. The venue is arguably one of the most attractive glulam buildings in China. The large impressive clubhouse, built by the same company that built the Hebei… more

China Economy, Construction & Lumber Shipments

Economic Update:
China’s economy grew at its quickest pace this year between July and September in a rebound fueled largely by investment, although signs are already emerging that the pick-up in activity might lose some… more

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GICO – DSK Project Update

The largest wood frame community development project in Korea is gaining momentum as the one of the hottest and wettest summer finally subsided and GICO – DSK’s participates in Seoul Build 2013.
Bukhangang Dongyeonjae Project,… more

Japan Economy, Housing & Lumber Shipments

Japan Economic Update
Confidence among Japan’s large manufacturers rose to its highest level since the early stages of the global credit crisis in 2007. The Bank of Japan’s quarterly “Tankan” index for big manufacturers rose to 12… more

Record Year for 2×4 Fireproof Care Facilities in Japan

The Japan 2×4 Home Builder Association reports a record 18 fireproof approval applications for elderly care related projects in the first eight months of this year (Jan – Aug, 2013). Compared to 13 approvals for the same period… more

Korea Economy, Housing & Lumber Shipments

Economic Update:
South Korea’s economic size has ranked 15th globally in 2012, remaining at the same spot for five years since 2008. South Korea’s nominal GDP grew 2% in 2012 to US$ 1.13 trillion up from US$1.11 trillion in the… more