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Heavy snows damage one-tenth of China's forests

Date : 19th February 2008, Source : ENS

BEIJING, China, February 19, 2008 (ENS) - The worst winter in 50 years has cost China's forestry sector 57.3 billion yuan (about US$8 billion) and could affect China's forests for the next three to five years, the State Forestry Administration said in a news conference here today. SFA Deputy Director Zhu Lieke said the snows have damaged 10 percent of China's total forested lands.

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