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ECO-NOMY Salon on The Future of Forest Economy

The topic of this green economy salon was the future of forest economy. It was hosted by ECO-NOMY Magazine who concentrated on the content of sustainable development.
This salon was also part of 2014 International Student Conference, which… more

China Economy, Housing Construction & Lumber Shipments

China Economy
The World Bank issued a June update on China’s economy with the following findings:

China’s economic growth is gradually slowing as the structural transformation of the economy continues.
Output grew by 7.7 percent in… more

Second Nursing Home in Yamagata Opens

Nursing Home Murayama begins operations in Murayama City, Yamagata Prefecture.  This is the second elderly care 2×4 fireproof building to be constructed in this prefecture. The two-storey facility is 1,670 m² and consumed roughly… more

Elderly Care Innovation Forum

The Elderly Care Innovation Forum, which organized by China Real Estate Managers Association, was held in Yinchuan, Ningxia province from April 19-20. There were over 300 officials, professors, developers, service providers and planners… more

China Green Building Experts Visit Canada

A delegation of fourteen green building experts led by the Vice Director of the China Green Building Council Zhang Hua, visited Canada June 1-6. Zhang Hua spoke at the Canada Green Building Council’s national conference and expo in… more

China Green Building Association

May 29th, 2014 
Shanghai Green Building Association organized a green building trip to Landsea’s green building research centre on May 29th. Landsea is one of the top 100 real estate developers in China who has ambitions to be the… more

China Economy, Construction & Lumber Shipments

Economy
Partial economic indicators continue to highlight softening trends in China, evident since the latter part of 2013. These trends remain in line with general expectations, and as such, forecasts for Chinese economic growth are… more

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New Wood Training Centre in Urmuqi, Xinjiang

Urmuqi Vocational University school  has been eager to cooperate with Canada Wood for wood frame education.  During the one-week program, which embedded the training program into their curriculum, the school held an event which… more

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UVic MBA Students Research for Canada Wood

An international MBA program from the University of Victoria is working in cooperation with Canada Wood to produce market research reports on issues in China. The group spent two weeks in Beijing and Shanghai meeting with experts in… more

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Better Home Mini Trade Show

 
China’s leading low carbon magazine (EcoNomy 碳商) organized a mini trade show at the lobby of Shanghai World Financial Centre Building, Shanghai’s highest skyscraper from April 14-18. Canada Wood, as a strategic… more

China Economy, Construction & Lumber Shipments

2014 Q1 China GDP Report

China’s 2014Q1 GDP growth rate came in at 7.4%. This is slightly higher than market expectation of 7.3% but lower than the stated target of 7.5%.
The Chinese government is unlikely to kick-start any major… more

Developers and Architects Mission to B.C.

23 participants comprising of architects and developers, joined a recent mission to Vancouver, Whistler and Prince George from March 2 ~ 9, 2014.
Since the majority of them are professionals in the construction industry, they were… more

China Economy, Construction & Lumber Shipments

Economy
China’s manufacturing activity has been contracting since January. Against this nerve-wracking backdrop, Chinese Finance Minister Lou Jiwei did something that was once unthinkable for a senior official.
Earlier this month, Mr…. more

Growing Opportunity for Wood in Tourism

An indication that China’s tourism industry is increasingly interested in adopting wood applications, both WFC and glulam, is underlined by Canada Wood China’s technical support for projects in Hebei, Shaanxi, Jilin, Anhui. Jiangxi and… more

China Economy, Construction & Lumber Shipments

Economy: Politburo focuses on growth ahead of Li Keqiang’s first work report
Politburo outlines goal of keeping economic expansion within ‘reasonable range’ as premier prepares to deliver his first address to the National… more

Builder’s Club Meeting in Shanghai

A builder’s club meeting was held in DHC on Dec 23rd attended by 60 builders and suppliers. Presentations from leading builders such as Crown Homes, Paragon, T-deco were given to the audience to address the topics of building… more