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Industries in Transition: Forestry and Forest Products in China

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Abstract:

China's forestry and forest products industries are undergoing important transitions caused by recent efforts to protect national forests and an increased awareness of environmental problems in the country. The impact of the Natural Forest Protection Program's logging ban and China's entry into the World Trade Organization has yet to be fully realized. However, due to the potential size of China's forest products markets, it is appropriate to examine the potential for domestic supply and for forest products exporters to expand their market penetration in China.

Keywords: environmental management; forest; forest management; forest resources; forestry; forestry research; forestry science; international forestry; natural resource management; natural resources; policy; trade

Document Type: Miscellaneous

Affiliations: 1: Associate Professor Forest Products Marketing, and coordinator of international programs Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 210 Cheatham Hall (0323), Blacksburg, VA, 24061, himal@vt.edu 2: Agricultural Specialist USDA Foreign Agricultural Service, Beijing 3: Research Assistant Department of Wood Science and Forest Products, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 210 Cheatham Hall (0323), Blacksburg, VA, 24061

Publication date: 2001-07-01

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  • The Journal of Forestry is the most widely circulated scholarly forestry journal in the world. In print since 1902, the Journal has received several national awards for excellence. The mission of the Journal of Forestry is to advance the profession of forestry by keeping forest management professionals informed about significant developments and ideas in the many facets of forestry: economics, education and communication, entomology and pathology, fire, forest ecology, geospatial technologies, history, international forestry, measurements, policy, recreation, silviculture, social sciences, soils and hydrology, urban and community forestry, utilization and engineering, and wildlife management. The Journal is published bimonthly: January, March, May, July, September, and November.

    2015 Impact Factor: 1.476
    Ranking: 22 of 66 in forestry

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