papua new guinea lumber

A Third Of Papua New Guinea Now Beholden To Foreign Logging ...22 Nov 2013 ... Yet according to new research released this week, nearly a third of papua new guinea has now been leased to foreign logging companies, many on century-long agreements. The Oakland Institute, a Ca

PNG [Papua New Guinea] timber workers 'treated like slaves ...Forest industries slam World Bank [papua new guinea]. Author: Post-Courier [papua new guinea]. The Forest Industries Association yesterday lashed out at the World Bank for orchestrating moves by United States banking giant Citigroup to get Rimbunan Hijau to adopt its new environment policies. The executive officer of the timber industry's lobby group, Bob Tate told the Post-Courier the international bank was secretly determined to shut down papua new guinea's timber industry.

the utilization of papua new guinea timbers - PNG Forest Industries ...3. THE UTILIZATION OF papua new guinea TIMBERS. INTRODUCTION. Tropical forests usually include a large number of timber species. papua new. guinea is no exception, where a multitude of species make up the lowland rain for- est complex. ... as detailed later in this paper. The high value of papua new guinea timbers has already been recognized and ac- ..... P.N.G. is a full member of the South East Asia lumber Producers' Association and the Forest. Industries Council is ...

Logging the forests of New Guinea | WWFAs the rest of the region's timber supplies are slowly being exhausted, major logging companies are pushing into the forests of new guinea by any means necessary. These forests are among the most significant timber resources in Asia-Pacific. Naturally, such riches attract significant commercial interest. This includes Asian companies, such as Malaysia-based Rimbunan Hijau, which accounts for a vast proportion of all forest product exports in papua new guinea (PNG).

US companies review Papua New Guinea timber imports1 Aug 2017 ... Big US and Asian companies have halted sales of exotic wood products from papua new guinea and are reviewing their supply chains amid concerns about illegal logging and deforestation. Home Legend, a supplier to US hardware group Home Depot, and Nature Flooring Industries, a US subsidiary of China's Nature Home, have suspended sales of taun flooring, which is made from wood from the impoverished South Pacific nation. Japan's Sojitz Corporation has ...

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