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China trade ban paves the way for India as new market for Australian timber – ABC News

Gary Addison was about to send 20,000 tonnes of logs to China when trade tension with Beijing forced him to look elsewhere.

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Gary Addison had been planning to send $3 million worth of logs to China, but amid growing trade tensions with Beijing he has set his sights on India as a new market.
Key points:

  • Thousands of logs that were set to be shipped to China are sitting at Bunbury port
  • This week, China suspended timber exports from WA and NSW, building on a ban already in place for other states
  • WA’s timber industry isn’t expected to be hit as hard by the ban as other states

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