Chips Down In Timber Industry

Sydney Morning Herald2011-11-13:                      LATEST figures confirm the tough conditions facing Australia’s timber industry, which supplies the bulk of wood used in commercial and domestic buildings, according to the industry’s peak body. Australian Forest and Wood Products Australia chief executive David Pollard said the figures confirmed the difficult trading conditions for Australian wood products manufacturers. These would soon be further adversely affected by the introduction of the carbon tax, he said. Forest product imports rose by 5 per cent to $4.4 billion in 2010-11,…

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~ by narhvalur on November 13, 2011.

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