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China’s Forest Product Imports and Exports 2006-2016: Trade Charts and Brief Analysis
As the world’s top importer and consumer of timber products, China is in a unique, and influential, position to take a leadership role to ensure that only legally and sustainably sourced timber – and other products sourced from forests – enters the country, thus helping to shift the global timber trade paradigm away from illegal sourcing and solidifying China’s reputation as a country that acts decisively to combat environmental harm within and outside of its borders.
This report consists of a compendium of charts analyzing China’s imports and exports of forest products. These charts have been compiled by Forest Trends using data from the General Administration of Customs, People’s Republic of China and building off previous trade analyses conducted by Forest Trends.