South Korea’s GDP per capita reached US$27,214 in 2015 and is expected to touch the landmark US$30,000 level (be more specific, US$31,744) in 2018 contingent upon some economic conditions including annual GDP growth of… more
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Written by Mr. Woo Tae-hee, Vice Minister for Energy and Trade
Since the Paris Climate Agreement last year, Korea has been sparing no effort to take preemptive policy action to brace for a low-carbon economy.
The Ministry of Industry,… more
Tai Jeong, Country Director, along with technical staffers of CWK gave special lectures on June 30 to the young future architects studying at Hanyang University as a part of the University-Based Training.
Tai and CWK staffers gave series… more
Mr. Lee of Kwangjang Architects, a well-known architect as ‘Peanut Guy’ who invented a trendy terminology of ‘Peanut Home’ (duplex home), takes the leads to carry out the wood infill wall projects in Korea. He has completed… more
South Korea has regained its title as the world’s 11th-largest economy in nine years with its GDP standing at US$1.38 trillion in 2015. It is the first time in nine years that South Korea has regained its 11th place in… more
Embassy of Canada invites CWK to Cocktail reception with Missions Commerciales de l’Université Laval
Valerie Vachon, international development agent of Mercier Wood Flooring, a member of QWEB contacted CWK and asked for a support on exploring the market, searching for business partners, and developing new contacts in Korea. CWK made… more
Canada Wood Korea was invited to the ‘Concert for All’ held at Pine Tree Home on April 15 as a token of appreciation of donation of a wood pavilion. Pine Tree Home is a child welfare organization established in Incheon City, Gyeonggi… more
The 14th Architect-Inspector Training Program, one of the CWK’s association-based trainings opened in April to provide an in-depth training opportunity on design and inspection of multi-story, multi-family wood frame construction…. more
South Korea’s economic growth slowed in the first quarter of 2016 from three months earlier due to continued sluggish demand at home and abroad. Gross domestic product in the first quarter expanded 0.5% from the… more
By Chuck Dentelbeck, President CLSAB
During the week of April 25th Dr. Shim and Dr. Kim from the Korea Forest Research Institute (KFRI) attended the Alberta Forest Products Association (AFPA) lumber grading school in Grande Prairie,… more
PREMIER Christy Clark will be advancing export and investment opportunities in key sectors such as technology and innovation, liquefied natural gas (LNG) and international education on her upcoming spring trade mission to South Korea, the… more
Canada Wood Korea was invited two leading wood industry associations’ annual regular year-end meetings. As an honorable guest, Country Director Mr. Jeong of CWK attended the 49th Annual Regular General Meeting of the Korea Lumber… more
Canada Wood Korea held the Combined Architectural & Structural Design Workshop on January 15 at COEX conference room in Seoul as a core concurrent program of the 2016 Housing Brand Fair held for 4 days during January 14 to 17.
The 2016… more
Mr. Tai Jeong, Country Director of Canada Wood Korea, participated in the certificate plate hanging ceremony held in Paygyo, Gyeonggi-do on January 20 in celebration of the completion of the 100th 5-Star building of the Korea Wood… more