Eucalyptus, the third most planted species in China

Currently eucalyptus is the third most available plantation timber in China. The area of eucalyptus plantations is around 4.5 million hectares accounting for just 2% of China’s forest area.

However, the annual timber output from these eucalyptus plantation will exceed 30 million cubic metres making up around 27% of the annual domestic timber output. It is estimated that more than 10 million jobs are supported along the eucalyptus supply and manufacturing chain.

 

Source: ITTO