Manzhouli-based Timber Company to Work with Russia on Wood Processing Project

The Manzhouli Lianzhong Group, China’s largest timber and frame-housebuilding company, is leading a project with Russia to develop forest resources. The project, worth more than 1.5 billion yuan ($218 million), will seek to construct comprehensive bases in both countries for wood processing, storage and trade, according to Lu Baodong, vice-mayor of Manzhouli city in northern

Beijing Forestry University Professor Promotes the Use of Forestry Waste as a form of Biomass Energy

If half of China’s forestry waste is developed into biomass energy, it may substitute 65 million tonnes of petroleum, Beijing Forestry University’s professor Zheng Xiaoxian said on Thursday [26 November 2015]. Statistics show that China’s forestry waste totals about 240 million tonnes every year and if 50 percent of this forestry waste was developed into

Zhuanghe Port Is a Growing Destination for China’s Timber Imports

A state base for storing, processing and trading imported timber has been established in Northeast China’s Liaoning province. Seven enterprises began operations at a furnishing industrial park in Zhuanghe, Dalian on Thursday [18 June 2015]. On the northern Yellow Sea, Zhuanghe is one of 10 national bases handling imported timber, one of eight state-level timber

China to Halt Commercial Logging in Several Natural Forest Zones by 2020

Commercial logging of natural forests in key zones will be stopped by 2020 as part of a slew of reform steps to promote ecological progress, Chinese authorities announced late Tuesday [17 March 2015]. State plantations are also asked to reduce harvesting from man-made forests for business purposes by 20 percent by 2020, the central government