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ForestrySA’s green timber for China

ForestrySA has been accused of putting timber industry jobs at risk by selling partly burnt logs to China. Source: The Flinders News

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China and Russia investment in Siberian timber

China and Russia’s sovereign wealth funds are making their first joint investment – in a Siberian timber company – as part of a push to increase commercial ties between the Russian far-east and fast-growing countries in Asia. Source: The Financial Times
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China keen for more NZ forests

China Forestry Group New Zealand, a subsidiary of state-owned China Forest Group Corp, is keen on mopping up more local forests after buying a chunk of estates from the New Zealand Superannuation Fund. Source: Business Spectator
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China demand drops for logs and lumber

Log and lumber imports to China were down 19% during first eight months of 2012, year-on-year, with the biggest declines seen of logs imported from Russia and the US reported the Wood Resource Quarterly. Source: Timberbiz
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Canadian companies profit from US and China

Canadian lumber producers West Fraser Timber (WFT) and Western Forest Products (WEF) have announced the biggest combined profit since 2006 as mills run at five year highs to feed the US housing rebound and near-record Chinese demand. Source: Bloomberg
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China calls for countries to accept its certification

Representatives from the State Forestry Administration of China (SFA) called on countries worldwide to adopt China Forest Certification Council (CFCC) certified products in their national procurement policies. Source: Financial Post
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China invests in Russian forestry

A multibillion-dollar investment fund set up by Russia and China is expected to make its first investment in a Russian forestry company, as economic ties between the neighboring countries grow closer. Source: Reuters
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China ban on US logs ends

The US SC Forestry Commission has said that a ban by China on imported South Carolina and Virginia grown logs is close to ending now that a small delegation of Chinese authorities has visited the areas. Sources: Traditional BreakBulk, The Times and Democrat
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Green Timberland has Greenheart for China

The Greenheart Group Limited of Hong Kong has appointed Green Timberland Development Limited, a New Zealand incorporated company specializing in softwood sales in China, as its non-exclusive sales agent for the sales and marketing of New Zealand softwood for Greenheart in China. Source: Timberman
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