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China denies plundering world's rain forests

China on Tuesday denied accusations of plundering the world's rain forests to meet booming demand for wood. A report issued in March by the Centre for International Forestry Research and other groups found about 70 percent of all timber imported into China, now the largest consumer of wood from tropical developing countries, was converted into furniture, plywood and other processed products for export.

Yahoo News (International, Asia, India, UK and Ireland edition), Vietnamese Thanh Nien News, ABC News, Environmental News Service, Reuters Alertnet, PNG Times, Burma Daily, Malaysian The Star, ABC Radio Australia quote same story.

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