China timber imports warning

March 2005
Cabinet Maker;3/18/2005, Issue 5430, p3
Trade Publication
Reports on the claim of the World Wide Fund (WWF) for Nature that China's demand for wood is a threat to environmental damage abroad. Indication of a study that China is reducing domestic production to protect its forests but rapidly increasing timber imports; Need for incentives to improve the efficiency of wood production and use in China; Statement of WWF International director general Claude Martin regarding the role of China in the global wood market.


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