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China Economic Update

China’s economy continued to slow in 2019, with Q1 GDP growth at 6.4%, compared to 6.6% in 2018. However, the growth is slightly higher than market expectations. This is attributed to higher factory production, which has benefited from… more

NLT Floor Panels Passed Fire Test

Nail-Laminated Timber (NLT) floor panels passed a fire resistance test in Beijing in March 2019. The results exceded expectations and will help lead to new applications in mass timber buildings and advancement in China’s fire… more

Canada Wood Released China Tracking Wood Project report

Canada Wood China (CW China) released the Tracking Wood Project Starts Report with the goal of helping the wood construction industry better understand developments and trends in the China market.
The report provides statistics of new wood… 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

Canada Wood partners with Canada Pavilion at CIIE

Canada Wood China presented in Canadian Pavilion in the first China International Import Expo (CIIE) held in Shanghai from November 5 to 10, 2018.
The CIIE is an echo to President Xi’s announcement at the Belt and Road Forum in May… more