China furniture destroys forests – BBC

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Imports of illegally felled timber into China is destroying some of the world’s forests, according to Forest Trends.Western consumers also play a major role, the Washington based non-profit group says.

China is importing raw wood to turn it into cheap furnture, plywood and other processed products, 70% of which which it exports to rich country markets.The report says this leads to depletion of the world’s forests with devastating social and environmental consequences.

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