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9/3/2003...woodchips from our natural forests a miserable $51 a tonne to Japan

Update on price of woodchips out of native forest from Eden south East NSW Australia 9th March 2003

On the police Facts Sheet for my charge for boarding the woodchip carrier Keisho Maru the other day, there is an interesting piece of information about woodchip prices.

According to the police, the Keisho Maru was carrying 31,900 tonnes of woodchips valued at $1,620,000. This means $50.72 per tonne.

Very interesting. The chips were from the native forest/ old growth pile.


CHIPSTOP campaign against woodchipping the south east and east gippsland forests (61) 02 64923134 fax 02 64923266 mob 0414-908997 PO Box 797 Bega NSW 2550

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