Losses to US Companies From Depressed Timber Prices

Companies in the United States lose at least $460 million each year as world prices are depressed between 7 -16 percent by the availability of illegal logging products.

(Value of the world black market.)

Source: Duncan Brack, “Illegal Logging: Briefing Paper, August 2006, Chatham House: Energy Environment and Development Programme,(accessed: December 15, 2007).

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