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Special Report: The 6th Annual Sino-Canadian Wood Forum

On November 12, 2020, the 6th Sino-Canadian Wood Forum was held in the Crown Plaza Hotel in Beijing. The event was hosted by Canada Wood, and co-organized with the Wood and Bamboo Engineering Center of Forest Products Industry Planning and… more

China Economy Update

China Economic Update 2020 Q3

China’s Gross domestic product (GDP) grew 4.9% Year-Over-Year (YOY) in Q3 2020, following 3.2% growth in the second quarter. The government has rolled out measures that include more fiscal spending, tax relief and cuts in lending rates… more

Wood Industry Quarterly Update – 20Q2

1. BC softwood lumber exports:

 

In 20Q2 the total softwood lumber exports from BC rebounded by 8.1% in volume and 10.6% in value compared with 20Q1, nearly to 19Q4’s level reaching 4.3 million m3. Being affected by the global… more

China Economy Update

China Economic Update 2020 Q2

China’s Gross domestic product (GDP) grew 3.2% year-on-year in Q2 2020, recovering from a record contraction in Q1 as lockdown measures ended and policymakers stepped up stimulus measures to combat the impact of the pandemic crisis. So… more

Matechstone Patents Wood Infill Wall System in China

The Prefab Building Development 2019 Report released by MOHURD indicates a positive trend for the growth potential for off-site construction and prefabrication in China. Together with the new green building evaluation standard issued on… more

China Policy Briefing 2020 – Issue 3

This Policy Briefing is developed by FII China to provide an update to Canadian stakeholders on China’s current economic situation, policies and government directions relating wood, construction and real estate industries in 2020.
Please… more

Wood Industry Quarterly Update – 2020 Q1

BC softwood lumber exports:
Softwood lumber exports from BC have declined in volume quarter on quarter since 19Q2. In 20Q1 the total exports further slipped by 9.7% over 19Q4, reaching 3,979K m3. The export volume of 20Q1 stands at 78.4%… more

Focused Policy Coverage : China’s Two Sessions 2020

The Two Sessions refer to the annual meetings of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) – an advisory body of over 2,000 members – and the National People’s Congress (NPC), China’s top legislative body…. more

China Policy Briefing 2020 – Issue 2

FII China has released a policy briefing to inform Canadian Stakeholders on a variety of updates relating to China’s wood, construction and real estate industries. The report includes information on China’s green building initiatives,… more

Canada Wood China hosted Shipper’s meeting in Shanghai

On May 14th, Canada Wood China (CW China) hosted a Lumber Shipper’s Meeting in Shanghai to update industry stakeholders on 2020-2021 program priorities, and to discuss recent trends in the lumber industry in China. Eric Wong, Managing… more