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Korea Economy Update

South Korea’s economy grew 2.7% in 2018, marking a six-year low amid sluggish investments, but its gross national income per capita, a gauge of the population’s purchasing power, exceeded the $30,000 mark for the first time – be… more

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

Third Wood Wall Bracing Workshop held at SETEC in Seoul

Canada Wood Korea in collaboration with Timber Engineering Lab of Chungnam National University (CNUTim) organized and delivered another Wood Wall Bracing Workshop focused on meeting the code requirements for seismic design.
A maximum… more

Canada Wood Hosts Forest Business Leaders’ Luncheon

The Forest sector mission to Korea led by the Minister Doug Donaldson was successfully held from December 6 – 8, 2018. Over 25 representatives joined the mission, from the Canadian Trade Mission, federal and provincial Canadian… more

MOU with Korean architects will increase wood use

Senior forest sector representatives on the Forestry Asia Trade Mission took part in events that demonstrated British Columbia’s commitment to increasing wood construction in South Korea.
On Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, they witnessed the… more

Tallest wood building construction proceeding smoothly

The National Institute of Forest Science (NIFoS) announced the 5 storey CLT wood building with CLT in 2018 which would be the tallest wood building in Korea. To enable it, NIFoS has conducted research and tests on structural performance,… more

South Korea Economy, Construction & Lumber Shipments

South Korea’s economy is expected to lose steam slightly in 2019 due to weakening exports and sluggish investment, coupled with the tepid domestic demand. South Korea’s GDP in 2019 is expected to grow 2.6% which is a slight drop from… more

Korean Technical Mission Ends in Success

Canada Wood Korea has successfully completed its annual Technical Mission, visiting Canada and Japan from September 26 to October 7 with participation of 13 WFC industry leaders including renowned architects, structural engineers and… more