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Publication Details - Russian Logs in China

Russian Logs in China

The Softwood Commodity Chain & Chinese Economic Development


Song Weiming, Cheng Baodong, Zhang Shengdong , Meng Xianggang - Forest Trends, DFID, SIDA, Beijing Forestry University, Rights and Resources Initiative






This paper provides an overview of the commodity-chain process of Russian softwood logs once they enter China, focusing on softwood as the dominant forest products traded from Russia to China. The research then details the economic and social impacts of this trade on local Chinese economies and livelihoods.


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Release Date: March 2007
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