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US, EU consumption driving Chinese imports of Illegal Wood

Date : 24th March 2006, Source : ENS



JAKARTA, Indonesia, March 23, 2006 (ENS) - The United States, the European Union, and Japan are the main markets for Chinese manufactured wood products from countries where there is illegal logging, corruption, or human rights violations, finds a new report released today by international and Chinese organizations. This booming trade coupled with China's own domestic growth and demand for paper products is having a devastating impact on forests and poor forest communities globally.

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