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Tree Trade   Liberalization of International Commerce in Forest Products: Risks and Opportunities  

Tree Trade - Liberalization of International Commerce in Forest Products: Risks and Opportunities

Increasing need and demand of forest products such as wood induce many countries and organization to promote the eliminating tariff of forest product imports. In respond to this issue, the governments of many countries and international organizations are trying to find best solution and proper policy initiative. . Because forests are home to the majority of the world's terrestrial biological diversity and indigenous people, forest products trade liberalization will lead to an enormous change in forest cover and environment. This paper presents the relationship of free trade and forest products, tariff and non-tariff measures and impacts of forest product liberalization on environment.

Published by: World Resource Institute (WRI) -
Uploaded on: Mar 2007
File size: 667 KB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Forestry
Category: Environment

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