Analysis of the Industrial Distribution and Characteristics of China’s Non-Wood Forest Product

T. L. Wang, W. M. Song, & D. P. Margaris

Beijing Forestry University, Department of Economics and Management, Beijing, 100083, China,Chinese Academy of food inspection and Quarantine, China,§Georgian Technical University – Department of Thermophysics, Kostava Street 77, 1075 Tbilisi, Georgia

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T. L. Wang, W. M. Song, & D. P. Margaris. Armentani, “Analysis of the Industrial Distribution and Characteristics of China’s Non-Wood Forest Product”, Journal of Mechanical Engineering Research and Developments, vol. 39, no. 2, pp. 565-573, 2016. DOI: 10.7508/jmerd.2016.02.036

ABSTRACT: At present, non-wood forest products industry (NWFP) is developing all over the country. But some provinces share some similarities in NWFP industry development. They have not make rational distribution of resources according to their endowment, location and industrial base, etc. Therefore, making a rational planning of NWFP in different provinces to identify each province’s competitive industry, strengthening the study of NWFP distribution have an important guiding significance on giving full play to the advantages of each region, as well as better develop the economic, ecological and social benefits of non-wood forest products. This paper, on the basis of the status of NWFP and the research of the type used, makes a summary of the characteristics of the distribution of non-wood forest products industry, and makes some recommendations on the corresponding policies.

Keywords : Non-Wood forest products; Layout; Distribution; Characteristics.

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