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Korean Technical Mission Ends in Success

Canada Wood Korea has successfully completed its annual Technical Mission, visiting Canada and Japan from September 26 to October 7 with participation of 13 WFC industry leaders including renowned architects, structural engineers and… more

Jeju Island Building with Wood Despite Harsh Climate

Jeju Island is the largest island off the coast of the Korean Peninsula. It has a moderate climate; even in winter, the temperature rarely falls below 0 °C. Despite its mild temperature, it experiences a humid subtropical climate with… more

Who will benefit from the American timber tariff?

China announced a 25% tariff on U.S. imports, on a value of $16 billion from August 23rd. The taxed products include $1.83 billion of wood products and logs.
A large range of wood products are listed in the tariff list, including oak… more

China Economic Update

China to Reduce Wood Import Tariffs November 1
2018 Q3 highlights:

China’s GDP hit the lowest growth in September (6.5%) since the first quarter of 2009 during the global financial crisis and missed market consensus of 6.6%.i
China… more

CanadaWood.cn Gets Facelift!

Canada Wood China is pleased to announce the official launch of its new website – www.canadawood.cn. We are certain the new website will provide the most relevant, informative and inspiring browsing experience for developers,… more

Market Research of Wood Frame Construction in 2018 Q2

To better understand the wood frame construction market in China, Canada Wood China has started a quarterly market survey in 2018, aiming to track wood construction project starts, project types and construction floor areas.
1. The… more

Boat Shaped Resort Attracts Attention

Canada Wood China held a seminar focusing on wood-frame villas in resort sector in Dongyang, Zhejiang Province on September 11.
The seminar attracted nearly a hundred participants including professionals from the industry, investors, and… more

Tokushima Housing Fair 2018

Tokushima Newspaper organized and sponsored a local housing fair that was held on September 15th and 16th in Tokushima city, which is the capital city of Tokushima Prefecture on Shikoku island. If you are not aware, Shikoku island is a… more

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Non-Residential Starts July 2018

Wooden non-residential countered weakness in housing and posted solid gains in July. Although the total number of non-residential wooden buildings declined from 1,722 in June to 1,693 in July, total wooden floor area increased 8.8% to… more

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Japan Housing Starts Summary for July 2018

In July total housing starts edged down 0.7% to 82,615 units. Owner occupied housing was up slightly with a 0.3% increase compared to a 1.4% decrease in rental housing. Total wooden housing declined 1.6% to 46,932 starts. Post and beam… more

Wood Fever in Jeju Island

Wood frame construction (WFC) has been winning great popularity in the past few years on Jeju Island, the largest island in Korea. A number of architects and builders who have been designing and constructing WFC throughout the country… more

2018 University Wood Construction Training is a Success

Canada Wood Korea in collaboration with Department of Architecture of Inha University has successfully completed the first of two university-based training planned in FY 2018-19 under the name of “The GIFTs : 5”. (5 meaning in its… more

Promoting Korea Super-E Standard influences duplex units

Recently I had an opportunity to visit a 2-storey duplex residential light wood frame construction site in Yong-in City, Gyeonggi-do. The first duplex was under construction and will be used for a show-house. A total of sixteen duplexes… more