In this paper we take a critical look at...
In May 2016, the Government of Lao PDR enacted...
Laos Log and Sawnwood Export Ban
Impacts on the Vietnam-Laos Timber Trade
Phuc Xuan To, Kerstin Canby - Forest Trends
In May 2016, the Government of Lao PDR enacted a Prime Ministerial Order (PM15) to ban the export of logs and sawnwood, with the express aim to help control the countryís high deforestation rates and boost Laosí domestic wood production industry. As a result of PM15, the Vietnamese timber industry has seen an almost immediate the decline in their ability to import logs and sawnwood from Laos. This report identifies in detaild impact of the Lao governmentís log and sawnwood export ban on Vietnamís timber industry by analyzing 2010-2016 Vietnamís Custom Statistics for the imports of logs and sawn wood into Vietnam from Laos.
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