Appetite for Destruction: China’s Trade in Illegal Timber

A report examining the extent and impacts of China’s voracious consumption of timber, featuring several case studies from countries whose forests are being severely depleted, and calling on the Chinese Government to act swiftly and decisively in strengthening its enforcement and ensuring illegal timber is barred from its markets.

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Download the Chinese language version of Appetite for Destruction here.

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  1. […] the new report Appetite for Destruction: China’s Trade in Illegal Timber, launched today in Beijing, the London-based Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) reveals that […]

  2. […] is now the biggest international consumer of illegal timber, according to the report from the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), which adds that the trade is causing the […]

  3. […] to a new report from the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), entitled “Appetite for Destruction”, China […]

  4. […] Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), published a detailed report at the end of November called “China, appetite for destruction”. It reveals just how China’s appetite for wood has grown in the past decades as a result of […]

  5. […] Investigation Agency (EIA), published a detailed report at the end of November called “China, appetite for destruction”. It reveals just how China’s appetite for wood has grown in the past decades as a result of […]

  6. […] APPETITE FOR DESTRUCTION: CHINA’S TRADE IN ILLEGAL TIMBER. Published by the Environmental Investigation Agency (November 2012). This report examines the extent and impacts of China’s voracious consumption of timber, featuring several case studies from countries whose forests are being severely depleted, and calling on the Chinese Government to act swiftly and decisively in strengthening its enforcement and ensuring illegal timber is barred from its markets. The full report is available online. […]

  7. […] 聲明﹕ 文章的內容、數據,取材於英國非政府組織「環境調查署」之《毀滅的欲望﹕中國的非法木材交易》。 […]

  8. […] November 2012, the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), another NGO, published an investigation into timber trade, claiming that China is now the world’s biggest importer of illegal timber. On […]

  9. […] study published by the Environmental Investigation Agency(EIA) last year estimated that China imported at least 18.5 million cubic metres of illegal logs and […]

  10. […] de Asia, África o América del Sur— y por lo tanto está fuera del alcance de sistemas como la Aplicación de las Leyes, Gobernanza y Comercio Forestales (FLEGT) de la Unión […]

  11. […] Salah satunya ialah bahwa semakin banyak jumlah kayu ilegal yang dikirim ke banyak negara lain, khususnya Tiongkok, India dan Timur Tengah yang sering kali memiliki peraturan impor yang tidak begitu ketat. Sebagai tambahan, banyak dari perdagangan kayu itu bersifat regional — antara berbagai negara di Asia, Afrika atau Amerika Selatan — dan oleh karenanya berada di luar lingkup sistem semacam Uni Eropa Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade system (FLEGT). […]