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Hungry neighbours want a piece of DRC

Uganda named in the plunder of DR Congo timber

Every day, tonnes of timber are ferried to Ntoroko from DR Congo, across River Semliki. The dealers either pay lower taxes or smuggle it into the country, according to residents. This has been confirmed by a new report, Timber movement and trade in eastern DR Congo and destination markets in the region, which stated that 80% of the timber trade in Uganda was illegal.
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Updated: (3.21.2013)



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