Illegal Timber From Myanmar to China

in Environmental Threats

Illegal logging lead to more than 90 percent of the 270,000 cubic meters of logs and the 170,00 cubic meters of sawn timber imported into China from Myanmar to be illegal.

Source:  Global Witness, “Dramatic decrease in illegal timber trade between Burma and China but smuggling continues; China urged to do more,” Press Release, October 21, 2009.

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