China unveils development plans for forestry industry

21 February, 2019 12:00 AM printer

BEIJING: China's top forestry authority has made plans to boost the forestry industry and set development goals.

The industry pledges to improve its gross output by 50 percent by 2025, according to a recent guideline by the National Forestry and Grassland Administration (NFGA), reports Xinhua.

The output of economic forest products will reach 250 million tonnes by 2025, with total imports and exports of forest products expected to hit 240 billion U.S. dollars.

The NFGA said by 2035, the country will see further expansion of the industry with more improved structure and sufficient supply of high-quality forest resources.