New Forest Law of the People's Republic of China - Promulgation Date: 2019-12-28

 

 

A translation of China's new forestry law that will come into force in July 2020. Translation made possible with the support of the GIZ project "Forest Policy Facility China" in support with the National Forestry and Grassland Administration (NFGA (NFGA) in Beijing. Please download the new law...

 

 

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January 21, 2020 07:00 AM Eastern Standard Time

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In an encouraging move with the potential to create transformative market change, China recently amended its Forest Law to include a nationwide ban on buying, transporting, and/or processing illegally sourced timber, as well as an added focus on traceability. Find more…

 

 

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