QING DAO, May 7 - The fifth APEC’s Expert Group on Illegal Logging and Associated Trade (EGILAT) was held in Qingdao, east China’s port city of Shandong on May 7. Delegates from 21 APEC economic entities had discussions on establishing mutual recognition mechanism on legal timber.  

5.8 Fight against illegal wood logging and related trade activities

Delegates of APEC had discussions in Qing Dao on May 7.

AS a responsible member and one of the main forest product processing bases in the world, China insists on mutual benefits and win-win principle, resolutely against and crack down on illegal logging and associated trade, Liu Dongsheng, vice administrator of State Forestry Administration, said on the opening ceremony.

 

By Xin Shuyu