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China Makes Historic Strategic Move

Xi Jinping announces Xiongan New Area of Hebei Province as part of a measure to advance the development of the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region. 
In April, China announced it will establish the Xiongan New Area in Hebei Province, as part of… more

Canada Wood Asian Manager’s Regional Meeting

A Canada Wood Asian manager’s regional meeting took place in Japan from April 25th to 28th. At the meeting, 15 persons from 5 countries (Canada, China, Korea, Indian and Japan) gathered to familiarize themselves with their colleagues and… more

Epiphany in Hunan

Epiphany – a sudden, intuitive perception or insight into the reality or essential meaning of something, usually initiated by some simple, homely, or commonplace occurrence or experience
Last week I had my first opportunity to… more

Three stories about wood houses

Wood house wedding
On one of our site visits we were fortunate enough to see upon arrival that the resident of the wood home was hosting a wedding. Canada Wood was welcomed to join the wedding as the resident remembered CW helping the… more

China Economy, Construction & Lumber Shipments

March highlights: 

China plans to build a “first-class international city” called “Xiong’an New Area” from scratch which will cover 2,000 square kilometers, making it almost 300% larger than New York City or Singapore;… more

CW China strengthens presence in Central China

In 2017, Canada Wood China (CW China) will take the first steps to extend its reach to Wuhan, which is the economic engine of central China.
As part of its new business development plan, CW China is to support its business partners to… more

Chinese Delegation Interested in Hotel Construction

China Hotel Industry Promising
China’s hotel / motel industry has experienced tremendous growth in the last decade, and today stands at 2.5 million hotel rooms. Relatively speaking however, this number is still very low as it equates to… more

China Introduces Tall Wood Building Code

On February 21st, 2017 China’s Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development (MOHURD) issued “Technical standard for multi-storey and high-rise timber buildings (GB/T51226 – 2017)”. In line with a global push towards taller wood… more

China Economy, Construction & Lumber Shipments

January economic highlights (China): 

China’s economy situation was generally positive in 2016 thanks to a growth in consumers spending and a property market rebound.
GDP grew 6.8% year-on-year during Q42016, which is slightly more… more

Shanggu Shuijun – A Wood Truss Hybrid Project

Shanggu Shuijun (上谷水郡) is a commercial residential project located in Zhangjiakou, Hebei Province. Its total construction area is 1.3 million m2, consisting of eight phases of construction. For the first phase, there are 115… more

China Economy, Construction & Lumber Shipments

October/November economic highlights: 

As the world’s second largest economy China’s growth-rate has stayed constant for the last three consecutive quarters of 2016.[i]
With the strong growth in Q4, the Central Economic Work… more

China’s Freight Rail Expansion Undergoing Upgrades

China’s freight railway network is undergoing continual upgrades. The development of rail transportation aligns with “The Belt and Road” initiative proposed by President Xi Jinping. This initiative will improve trade ties between… more

China’s Softwood Lumber Inventory Update

Author: Jane Guo, Research Consultant, International WOOD MARKETS Group, China
China softwood lumber inventories at Taicang port and the surrounding area were reported to be 549,000 m3 on November 18, a large decrease of 11.5% compared… more

Canada Wood China Welcomes High-Profile Visits

Senator Terry M. Mercer; Senator Jean-Guy Dagenais; Senator Raymonde Gagné; Senator Victor Oh; Senator Claudette Tardif; Senator Pana Merchant; FII China General Manager Lisa Dou; Senator Ghislain Maltais

Canadian Senators visit Dream… more