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Understanding the Chinese Forest Market and Its Global Implications

By Jintao Xu , A. White - Chinese Agricultural Policy, Forest Trends
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China’s surging demand has aggravated and accelerated degradation of natural forests in some situations, it is also leading to the establishment of new plantations both in China in many supplying countries. Indeed, China’s growing demand also creates the possibility that millions of low-income forest producers within China and in producer countries globally can participate, and perhaps benefit in this new market.