Chinese and Russian timber dealers actively respond to the new pattern of world timber trade
[Chinese wood flooring] 2013 Sino Russian timber and wood products trade investment conference and Sino Russian Timber Trade Investment Summit held in Manchuria, China in July 11, 2013. Zhu Guangqian, honorary president of China timber and wood products Circulation Association, Zou Jifeng, vice mayor of Manchuria municipal government and more than 10 representatives of Sino Russian timber trade and investment enterprises, delivered a keynote speech at the meeting.
They focus on “ Sino Russian timber business face area to the world timber trade a new pattern of ” the theme of the conference, a new pattern with the current world timber trade and Sino Russian timber trade and investment changes, and to take on the export of logs of Russia's accession to the WTO after the new policies and measures on how to adapt to the new situation and new characteristics of the world timber trade and the Russian timber trade, in-depth discussion of Sino Russian timber trade and investment cooperation to promote long-term healthy development, and puts forward some good advice and suggestions.
In his speech, Mr. Liu Nengwen, President of the China timber and wood products Circulation Association, stressed that China is a friendly neighbor of Russia, and that Sino Russian timber trade and investment cooperation has a unique foundation. Russia is one of the most abundant forest resources in the world, forest volume ranked first in the world, accounting for nearly 1/4 of the world's total forest volume, especially in the Russian Far East, mostly coniferous timber resources, variety and transportation cost has obvious advantages. China is the largest developing country in the world with a rigid timber market demand. The annual growth of timber demand in China is about 10%.
Through the joint efforts of Chinese and Russian timber colleagues, the two countries have witnessed rapid development in timber trade and investment, and Russia has become the largest source of imported logs in china. In 2012, China imported 11 million 180 thousand cubic meters of Russian logs, 6 million 210 thousand cubic meters of sawn timber, accounting for nearly 1/3 of China's total timber imports in the year. However, the timber trade between China and Russia has changed in recent years, the structure, the proportion of timber imports from Russia increased considerably, and the proportion of imported logs decreased year by year; quantity, the Russian timber is declining in the China market share, while New Zealand Canada Wood and timber share is increasing. In 2003, China imported 15 million 170 thousand cubic meters of Russian timber (logs and sawn timber), accounting for 45.6% of China's total imports in 2012, accounting for only 29.8% of China's total imports in those years. To actively respond to the new pattern of timber trade between China and Russia, as well as new policies on the export of logs in Russia after entering WTO, promote the long-term stable development of Sino Russian timber trade and investment, we cooperate with the relevant government hosted the meeting.
China timber and wood products circulation association is a national level industrial organization approved by the Chinese government. It has long been committed to promoting the sustainable development of timber trade between China and russia. In order to strengthen the timber import and export trade business information exchange, also set up a branch of timber import and export business, and in the Chinese Ministry of Commerce was established under the guidance of China timber price index system of regular, and China forest right exchange initiated the construction of Chinese timber and wood products spot trading platform. He hoped that China and Russia timber enterprises from the long-term development of strategic height to strengthen exchanges and promote friendship, expand cooperation and achieve win-win situation.
The meeting also commended China's leading enterprises in forestry, wood industry and import of Russian timber enterprises in 2012. And organized the conference delegates visited, inspected the Manchuria port and wood processing enterprises, Russia, Siberia, Irkutsk, forestry, wood industry and so on.