Australia is bracing for a drawn-out disruption to its A$1.6 billion ($1.23 billion) annual timber trade with China after requests to Beijing's customs officials to resume the log exports were ignored. The four-million-tonne log timber trade with China has been largely suspended since late last year after Beijing said it had found pests in shipments coming from several Australian ports. Woodchips, however, continue to be exported to China. Australia's Department of Agriculture did not receive a response after providing evidence to China's General Administration of ...
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