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3-Day Workshop for Advanced HOT2000 Energy Simulation

Certified Energy Advisor (CEA) and EEEA consultant Jack Zhou has revisited Korea to conduct the advanced workshop on HOT2000 Energy Simulation in Seoul for three days from February 25 to 27 for the second time.
Unlike the first 2-day… more

HOT2000 Energy Simulation Workshop

Canada Wood Korea and the Energy Efficient Exporters Alliance (EEEA) conducted an intensive 2-day workshop on HOT2000 energy simulation software for architects and builders. The 2-day workshop has successfully provided basic but complete… more

Super-E® Designate Certification Conferment Ceremony

Canada Wood Korea and the Super-E® Office/Energy Efficiency Exporters Alliance (EEEA) held a certification conferment ceremony at the JW Marriott Hotel in Seoul for those who acquired the Super-E® Designate qualification through the… more

Canadian lumber makes inroads in Huzhou, China

A Sino-Canadian timber co-operation event organized by Canada Wood China was held on January 23, 2019 in Huzhou City of eastern China’s Zhejiang Province. The goal was to help the city diversify its wood sourcing channels amid a… more

CW China publishes updated supplier directory

Canada Wood China published its 2018-2019 Directory of Wood Builders and Design Institutes in February 2019, providing company profiles, key services/products and contact information of wood builders and design institutes in China. The… more

China Economic Update

2018 Q4 highlights:

China’s economic growth edged down in Q4 2018 year-on-year due to weak investment and faltering consumer confidence, which led to the weakest annual growth in 2018 within the past 28 years; GDP in Q4 2018 grew 6.4… more

SPF trial partner confirms order for second quarter

A Chinese manufacturer located in southern China’s Guangdong province that used Canadian softwood for a trial confirmed another order of 2,000 cubic metres of SPF in Q1 2019.
Before this, the manufacturer, purchased 3,000 cubic metres… more

China approves master plan for Xiongan New Area

China’s central authorities approved the 2018-2035 master plan for Xiongan New Area in early January 2019, stressing it’s a significant step in developing a high-quality city with a modern economic system, according to Xinhua… more

Japan Economic Overview

While still registering positive growth, the Japanese economy is facing headwinds of sluggish consumer demand and slowing exports. In 2018 Japan achieved record number of inbound tourists at 31.19 million; with tourism spending also… more

Japan Housing Starts Summary for November 2018

October total housing starts declined 0.6% to 84,213 units. The recent trend of resilience in owner occupied starts and sluggishness in rentals continued. Owner occupied housing starts increased 2.5%, whereas rental housing fell 6.9%…. more

2×4 Social Media Campaign

COFI Tokyo launched its second YouTube and Facebook advertising social media promotion campaign last month to create awareness and positively brand 2×4 to prospective home buyers in Japan. This year’s campaign runs for three… more