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Editor’s pickDOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR 2018 now open for registration

08-01-2018
Domotex Asia, Chinafloor, 2018

The annual flooring show now invites visitors to register for the 2018 event, held from March 20 to 22. 2018 also marks the 20th anniversary and to celebrate, 100 over pre-registered visitors will be given signature VIP access to conferences and festivities during the show. The show saw a 20 per cent increase in number of international visitors …

China’s timber industry will transform in the next five years

27-12-2017
ITTO, China, forestry, timber

According to government’s 13th Five Year Plan for Forest Industry Development, the total value of China’s timber industry output will reach 8.7 trillion yen. The plan projects a transformation of China’s timber industry from resource orientation to innovation and that management will shift from “extensive” to …

Editor’s pickNew EIA report reveals China’s billion dollar illegal timber trade

14-11-2017
EIA, Nigeria, China, rosewood

Over 1.4 million logs allegedly legalised by Nigerian official, now a UN senior diplomat One of the largest timber smuggling operations in history is revealed today by the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) in a report that shows how over 1.4 million illegal rosewood logs from Nigeria, worth US$300 million, were laundered into China. …