According to the office of Customs Tariff Commission of the State Council, China had decided to remove tariffs on 4,762 commodities imported from 33 of the world’s Least Developed Countries (LDCs). Commodities with zero tariffs include wood products. The zero tariff treatment came into effect on 1 July 2010.
The countries involved are 26 African countries and 7 other countries, including Ethiopia, Benin, Burundi, Equatorial Guinea, Maldives, Nepal and Bangladesh.
Start-up of pellet production at Sawmill 25 (Arkhangelsk region) has become the final stage of the sawmill’s modernization programme aimed at the whole technological process upgrading that has been realized since 2004.