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April 12, 2012

China to Surpass Japan as the World's Largest Hardwood Chip Importer by 2014

Chinese hardwood chip imports will double from 6.3 million Bone Dry Metric Tons (BDMT) in 2011, to 12.7 million BDMT in 2016. Japan's imports of hardwood chips will drop from 9.9 million BDMT to 8.6 million BDMT in the same period, the lowest volume of imports since 1993.

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March 20, 2012

Stora Enso to build EUR 1.6 billion pulp mill in China

Stora Enso to build world-class EUR 1.6 billion consumer board and pulp mill in China. Stora Enso plans to build plantation-based integrated board and pulp mills at Beihai city in Guangxi, southern China.

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02 Mar 2012

EIB agrees loan for Chinese forestry projects

London, 2 March (Argus) – The European Investment Bank (EIB) will provide China with a €250mn ($330mn) loan to help fund forestry projects for climate change mitigation, the bank said on 1 March.

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China mulls forestry credits in ETS: official

China is looking at ways to include forest carbon projects in its planned emissions trading scheme (ETS), according to a senior official, a move which would boost supply of lower-cost offsets for the country’s biggest emitters.

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China makes hefty forestry investment since 2006

The central government has invested 461.1 billion yuan ($73.19 billion) in forestry over the past six years, the State Forestry Administration said Wednesday.

The investment averages out at 76.85 billion yuan per annum, up from 41.53 billion yuan in 2005.

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Jan 30, 2012

Are China's greens set to turn to brown?

China has become greener in recent decades. Since the 1980s trees, shrubs and grasses have been flourishing, thanks to warmer temperatures, a longer growing season and plenty of rain.

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January 31, 2012

China is now the world’s largest importer of softwood lumber and logs

Reduced activities in the housing construction sector in China decreased importation of softwood logs and lumber in late 2011, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly.

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17 Jan 2012

China’s Reforestation Programs: Big Success or Just an Illusion?

China has undertaken ambitious reforestation initiatives that have increased its forest cover dramatically in the last decade. But scientists are now raising questions about just how effective these grand projects will turn out to be.

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B.C. Lumber Exports To China skyrocket

ICTORIA - The B.C. government says lumber exports to China have gone through the roof.

It says in the first 11 months of last year, the province had shipped 4.2 billion board feet of lumber to China, exceeding a goal of four billion set four years ago.

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January 20, 2012

China publishes forestry climate change five action points

China has formulated “forest response to climate change five actions points” to implement the National Economic and Social Development Twelfth Five-Year Plan, forestry development  second five year plan and Forestry Action Plan to address climate change, and further promote the “second five year


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by Dr. Radut