China’s Log Imports From Myanmar Fell

According to ITTO, it reports that tropical log imports in the first half of 2017 totalled 4.43 million cubic metres, down 7 percent year on year and accounted for 17 percent of the national total. The value of tropical log imports in the first half of 2017 was US$1.278 billion reflecting a 2.3 percent decline.


Before its log export ban Myanmar was a major source of tropical logs for China. However, China’s log imports from Myanmar in the first half of 2017 fell 14 percent to just 8,600 cubic metres valued at US$11.36 million, down 19 percent in value.

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