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Korean Economy, Construction & Lumber Shipments

Economy
South Korea’s economic growth hit a seven-year record high in the third quarter of 2017 mainly due to increased construction investment and exports.
South Korea’s gross domestic product in the third quarter increased 1.4% from… more

Korea Economy, Construction & Lumber Shipments

Economy
South Korea’s economic growth slowed in the second quarter of this year from a year earlier due to decreased exports, mainly in shipments of transportation equipment, petrochemicals and chemical products. In the second quarter,… more

The 14th Architect-Inspector Training Begins

The 14th KWCA-WUC Architect-Inspector Training sponsored by Canada Wood Korea began on April 1. This training is given each year to professionals including builders, architects and construction company workers to foster knowledgeable wood… more

KFS Sets up Secretariat to Prepare for ‘WCTE 2018’

The Korea Forest Service (KFS) and National Institute of Forest Science (NIFS) set up the secretariat of the ‘World Conference on Timber Engineering (WCTE)’ on March 27 and began to prepare for the conference in earnest.
The… more