Infrastructure

Overseas forestry investment rules to be tested - Jones

Gavin Evans
Mon, 23 Dec 2019

Overseas forestry investment rules to be tested - Jones
Gavin Evans
Mon, 23 Dec 2019
Officials will look in the new year at whether recent changes to foreign investment rules for forestry need to be “tweaked” to deliver better land use outcomes, Forestry Minister Shane Jones says.Planting for expansion of the country’s forestry industry and as a carbon sink to help meet the country’s emission reduction targets depends on getting the right trees in the right places, he said.Officials have already been reviewing the national environmental standard for plantation forestry this year. Jones said he will meet with Agriculture Ministe...

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