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Korea Economy, Housing, and Lumber Shipments

Economy Update
The South Korean government decreased its real growth forecast for 2012 from 3.7% to 3.3% as Europe’s debt crisis and other negative externalities are expected to put the brakes on Korea’s recovery momentum.  South… more

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Russian Wood Seminar

Suifenhe (close to China-Russian border), July 18, 2012
Leonard Mao attended the Russian Wood Products seminar in Suifenhe, Heilongjiang Province after the Canadian Wood Products Conference that Canada Wood organized. There were several… more

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Qingdao Softwood Lumber Distributor’s Conference

Qingdao, July 16, 2012
The Eastern Shandong Peninsula, that engulfs major seaport cities like Qingdao and Yantai, is a hub for Canadian lumber imports. In Recent years, wood materials distributors in the area are demonstrating an… more

China Students Construction Festival

To celebrate the 100-year anniversary of Nanjing University, students from the Architecture and Urban Planning department initiated a China Student Construction Festival. As a key part of the festival, within ten days, two real size… more

China Economy, Housing, & Lumber Shipments

The State of the Economy  

Growth moderated further in 2011Q2. While the data do not indicate that China is heading for a hard landing, they do show weakness in all sectors of the economy, which we believe will keep growth below 8… more

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China Economy, Housing & Lumber Shipments

The State of the Economy
The economy only grew by 8.1 percent in 2012Q1. This was the slowest increase since the depths of the crisis. While the National Bureau of Statistics reported quarter-over-quarter growth of 7.4 percent… more

SFS International Food Festival

CWK volunteered at the Canadian Embassy’s “Canada Booth” at the Seoul Foreign School International Food Festival on May 19. CWK displayed a mock-up wood framed home at the booth to promote Canadian wood framed technology. Ten… more

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Canada, South Korea to re-open FTA talks

It was reported by a Korean news agency that South Korean President Lee Myung-bak and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper agreed to resume FTA talks within the year during the bilateral meeting held on the sidelines of the G20 summit in… more

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Korea Economy, Housing & Lumber Shipments

Economy Update
South Korea’s GDP grew a modest 2.8% on-year in the first quarter of 2012 helped by a 10.3% rise in facility investment and a 1% increase in consumption gains.
South Korea’s exports grew at a slower pace due to… more

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Japan Economy & Housing

A variety of recent economic indicators are showing expansion in Japan’s economy. Nominal annualized GDP grew a surprising 4.9% in the January to March quarter. In April exports grew 7.9%, industrial production rose 12.9%, machinery… more

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Truss Fabricator Activity in Japan

The Japan Wood Truss Council (JWTC) held its 11th annual general meeting on June 14th at the Canadian Embassy in Tokyo with twenty-nine persons attending. The council is made up of 15 regular and 5 associate member companies that have… more

Take a panoramic 3D tour today!

Check out a panoramic 3D tour that offers a touring experience of 5 wood frame demo projects in China. Tour the “Xiang E Elementary School” “Mianyang Special Education School” “Beichuan Elderly Care… more