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Russia Freezes Timber Export Duties Until WTO Membership



Posted on 05 January 2011
From PaperAge: Russia has announced that it is freezing its timber export duties at their current level. The change took affect at the turn of the year and the freeze will remain in place until Russia joins the WTO. However, it would have been necessary to implement lower duties much sooner, says the Finnish Forest Industries Federation (FFIF). Read more...