China trade ban paves the way for India as new market for Australian timber

Piles of timber are sitting at Bunbury port amid China's ban on timber imports from Australia.(ABC South West: Zoe Keenan)

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Australian company Varied was set to export 20,000 tonnes of wood to China, but the shipment was put on hold at the first sign of trouble in the timber export industry.

This week, a ban on timber exports from other parts of Australia was extended to Western Australia and New South Wales amid claims pests were found in shipments.


Source: ABC News (Australia)


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