7,700 m3 of Scots Pine and Siberian Larch exported illegally from Chita

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February 12, 2021 - Zabaykalsky, Russia

The head of a trading company faces three criminal cases regarding the illegal export of 7,700 cubic meters of Scots Pine and Siberian Larch from the Trans-Baikal Territory from 2016 to 2018. According to the Far Eastern Customs Administration, the Russian company submitted fictitious sales contracts to the customs officials. The supplier specified in the contracts did not sell the lumber to the trading company. The wood was exported to China.

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