China Buying New Zealand Pine Means Boon for Log Movers

China Buying New Zealand Pine Means Boon for Log Movers

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Laborers move bundles of wooden beams at a lumber trading yard in Anqing, Anhui Province, China. sale. New Zealand’s log exports almost doubled in four years to 12.8 million cubic meters in 2011, according to the New Zealand Forest Owners Association. China bought NZ$1.4 billion ($1.15 billion) of logs that year.