China had already banned timber from Queensland, Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania since late October. Photo: Shutterstock
China had already banned timber from Queensland, Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania since late October. Photo: Shutterstock

China-Australia relations: timber trade felled as imports axed from two more Australian states

  • China halted log timber from New South Wales and Western Australia from Wednesday after discovering ‘live forest pests’ in imports
  • China banned Queensland, Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania between October and December on the same grounds of pest infestation

China had already banned timber from Queensland, Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania since late October. Photo: Shutterstock
China had already banned timber from Queensland, Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania since late October. Photo: Shutterstock
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