Forest Products Working Paper 1

DEMAND AND SUPPLY OF WOOD PRODUCTS IN CHINA

 

Zhang Kun
Lu Wenming
Osamu Hashiramoto

 

 

 

 

FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Rome, 2007

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CONTENTS

FOREWORD

ACRONYMS

SUMMARY
Socio-economic trends and demand for wood products
Policy and regulation for wood harvest
Afforestation programme
Outlook for the demand and supply of wood products

1. INTRODUCTION

2. ECONOMIC GROWTH AND DEMAND FOR WOOD PRODUCTS
Socio-economic factors
Government policies

3. PRODUCTION, CONSUMPTION AND TRADE IN WOOD PRODUCTS
Wood-based panels
Wooden furniture
Sawnwood
Paper and paperboard
Pulp for paper
Imports of industrial roundwood

4. POLICY TO PROMOTE WOOD INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT
Forest-Paper Integrated Programme
Tax system
Trade policy
Tax and tariff policies to attract foreign investment

5. SUPPLY OF WOOD RAW MATERIALS FROM DOMESTIC FORESTS
Production of industrial roundwood
Policies and regulations for wood production
Disincentives for timber production and forestry

6. AFFORESTATION PROGRAMME
Forest resources in China
Policies and Programmes to promote Afforestation
Legal security of land-use rights

7. OUTLOOK FOR DEMAND AND SUPPLY OF WOOD PRODUCTS
Demand for wood products
Supply of industrial roundwood
Imports of wood products
Exports of wood products

ANNEX 1. FORECAST TIMBER DEMAND FOR 2010 AND 2020

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