China’s focus on green building a big opportunity for BC lumber industry

By Jeff Slack
My Prince George Now
November 15, 2017
Category: Business & Politics
Region: Canada, Canada West

Doug Donaldson

Forest Minister Doug Donaldson… says talks have been efficient , with china trying to focus on carbon emissions reduction by increasing proportion of prefabricated construction in new structures to 30 per cent in the next 10 years. …Donaldson says the process is much quicker to start trade in Asia then they had expected. “Once the government gives direction things really translate into action on the ground in a manner we’re probably not as use to in BC.” Canada Wood China signed an memorandum of understanding with Yadong Construction and Development Group for future co-operation on the application and promotion of wood construction technology. In China, MOU’s are a first step in commercialization.

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