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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

China Economic Update

2018 Q1 highlights:

Based on the report issued by the official statistics bureau on April 17th, China’s GDP growth increased 6.8% in the first quarter which exceeded the previous expectation (6.7%); real estate investment is expected to… more

China to set up ministry of natural resources

China will set up a new ministry to protect and manage the country’s natural resources, according to a reform plan submitted to the national legislature on March 14th.
The restructuring of the State Council, China’s cabinet, is… more

Suzhou wood project wins 2018 BC Wood Design Awards

A timber structure project in Jiangsu Province has won the International Wood Design Award at the 2018 Wood Design Awards in Vancouver, Canada.
The Timber Structure Enterprise Pavilion at the Jiangsu Horticultural Expo in Suzhou was… more

Shandong to build tallest wood structure in China

Dingchi Wood Co of Shandong Province will build a six-story wood building, which will be the tallest wood structure in China.
The 23.55-meter tall building will be built in an industrial park in Penglai City with a total construction area… more

China’s environment tax law comes into effect

As part of its effort to fight against pollution, China unveiled its first environmental protection tax law on January 1. The law replaces a decades-old pollutant discharge fee targeting enterprises and public institutions discharging… more