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Backgrounder: COVID-19 outbreak

The COVID-19 is the seventh type of Corona Virus discovered in the World so far that are pathogenic to humans. Unlike MERS and SARS, or the H1N1 flu, statistics show that the death rate of the new virus is significantly lower.
However,… more

China Economic Update Q4 2019

China’s GDP increased 6.0% in Q4 2019, official data showed in mid-January, in line with expectations of market analysts and unchanged from the previous quarter’s pace. Facing sluggish demand at home and abroad as well as U.S. trade… more

European Timber Quickly Changing the China Market

In 2019, the most notable change in China’s softwood log and lumber market was the significant growth of such imports from Europe. This was mainly due to an infestation of spruce bark beetles and windstorms that have led to a massive… more

University Timber Structure Design Competition

Students from Nanjing Tech University and Tongji University won the first prizes in the Fourth University Timber Structure Design Competition held by Tongji University, Chongqing University and Canada Wood China (CW China) in December… more

Foshan Prefabricated WFC seminar a success

Canada Wood China (CW China) held another successful inbound mission in Foshan Guangdong province on December 11. It was based on the theme “Exploration of Prefabricated Wood-Frame Construction (WFC).” The event was co-organized by CW… more

Canada Wood lights up China’s top housing industry EXPO

Canada Wood China (CW China) recently made a strong case for wood-frame construction technology at the China International Exhibition of Housing Industry (CIEHI-EXPO) on November 7, 2019. The Expo is supervised by the Ministry of Housing… more

China Economic Update 2019 Q3

China’s Gross domestic product (GDP) rose just 6.0% year-on-year in Q3 2019, marking a further loss of momentum for the economy from the second quarter’s 6.2% growth. China’s third-quarter economic growth slowed more than expected… more

China’s March on Zero Energy Buildings

The Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development (MOHURD) released a Public Notice on Technical Standard for Nearly Zero Energy Buildings on January 24, 2019. The national standard (GB/T51350–2019) will come into force on September 1,… more

China’s Policies Update

In the first half of 2019, China introduced a number of policies in areas of green building, prefabrication and zero-waste cities.
Government Work Report 
Key decisions related to housing, construction and urban-rural development were… more

China softwood lumber imports jump in first half 2019

China imported 14.1 million m3 of softwood lumber in the first half of this year with a value of nearly USD 2.6 billion, up 17 percent and 4.2 percent compared to the same period last year accordingly, according to data by China Bulletin,… more