VANCOUVER – British Columbia has signed a five-year agreement with Shanghai’s Pudong District to promote wood-frame construction and B.C. wood products to meet the Chinese district’s needs for energy-efficient, low-carbon buildings.

The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed by Forestry Innovation Investment, the Government of B.C.’s market development agency for wood products, and the Shanghai Pudong Construction and Transportation Commission. The agreement calls for further co-operation between the two agencies on the development of wood-frame construction technology in Pudong.

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