Rus News Journal

from illegal deforestation in the Far East - 724,2 million roubles

the Damage from illegal deforestation in the Far East for six MTH 2005 has made the Damage of 724,2 million roubles. The head of department of protection and reproduction of woods has informed on it on Tuesday during Russian - the Chinese negotiations on a forestry Rosleshoza Albert Kasparov.

" In total in the first half of the year 2005 in Far East region 477 cases of illegal deforestation, W volume of 29,7 thousand cubic metre and a damage - 724,2 million roubles " have been revealed; - he has told.

He has informed that the basic volume of illegal cuttings down is necessary to Primorski Territory - 181 case W a damage of 475,3 million roubles.

Thus, according to Kasparov, all in Russia in the first half of the year 2005 it has been revealed about seven thousand facts of illegal cabins W causing to wood fund of a damage in 2,9 billion roubles. The volume of illegal cuttings down has made more than 300 thousand cubic metre.

Kasparov has noticed that in the Far East there are considerable areas valuable tverdolistvennyh breeds, in particular, an ash-tree Manchurian.

" More than 77 % of the prepared wood of an ash-tree are exported on the Chinese market " - he has told.

Kasparov has informed that the basic consumers of this wood in territory of the Chinese National Republic are derevoobrabatyvajushchie the enterprises in a frontier province of Hejludzjan W annual volume of processing of an order of 220 thousand cubic metre.

" It would be desirable to underline that the problem of illegal cabins costs 4 us exclusively sharply. She demands system judgement, development of uniform understanding of a problem by the international organisations " - Kasparov has told.

He has told to the Chinese colleagues that in Russia by means of remote monitoring system behind the organisation lesopolzovanija is planned to capture in 2006 territory in 140 million hectares of wood.

In turn, the head of the Chinese delegation a deputy head of State timber enterprise of the Peoples Republic of China Chzhan Chzhianlon has expressed hope of the further cooperation in the field of struggle against illegal cabins and has invited the head of State timber enterprise Valery Roschupkin to hold following session Russian - the Chinese working group in China.

Total exports raw lesomatelov for the first quarter 2005 have made of Russia of 10,8 million cubic metre, including to China of 3,9 million cubic metre.