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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

Prefab hybrid building wins international award

The Yantong Demo Project in Changzhou jointly built by Canada Wood China and Shanghai Matechstone Co. has won the “International Cooperation of Shanghai Prefabrication Technology” award at the Shanghai Prefabrication Innovation Forum… more

China Economic Update

2018 Q2 highlights:

China has posted its Q2 GDP growth of 6.7%, slightly lower than 6.8 percent in Q1 of 2018. Tighter financial conditions (such as authorities continue to demolish on shadow banking and back up financial deleveraging)… more

CW China’s ‘Live With Wood’ goes viral online

It is probably every marketing director’s dream to see their promotional content going viral on social media platforms or create a ripple effect with the contents reaching a group of selected audience and their immediate circle… more

China releases three-year action plan for cleaner air

China’s cabinet has released a three-year action plan on air pollution control, solidifying a timetable and road map for improving air quality.
Economic, legal, technological, and administrative means will be adopted in a… more

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Revised code to take effect in August

A revised national standard for wood frame constructions will take effect starting August 1.
The Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development has approved the revised code. It includes modifications to lumber grading and strength… more

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Timber structure design competition seeks entries

Canada Wood China has again teamed up with university partners to hold a timber structure design competition this June as a part of continuous efforts to inspire interest in wood frame construction among future professionals.
The 3rd… more

Fire safety symposiums held in Shanghai and Beijing

Canada Wood China joined European Wood to hold symposiums on fire safety in timber structures. The first was in Shanghai on April 27th while the second was in Beijing on April 28th.
The seminars attracted more than 400 industry… more