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April 12th, 2012
Bold Plan to Grow New Zealand Forestry Earnings

The forestry industry believes it could triple its export earnings to $12 billion in just 10 years if it follows a pan-industry strategy just released. The plan, drawn up by the Wood Council of New Zealand (Woodco), was outlined to contractors, forest owners and processors at the Forestwood conference in Wellington yesterday. On its current path, the report estimated New Zealand’s log and wood product exports would rise in value from $4.6b last March to $6.1b in 2022. Read More