With the deepening of supply-side structural reform in wood-based panel industry, the elimination of backward capacity is accelerating, and the concept of green development in the industry is further improved.
Over the past year, the National Forestry Industry Demonstration Park has been identified and named, the first batch of national forestry industry investment fund projects have been selected and gradually implemented, and the establishment of environmental benchmarking enterprises has been started. The State Forestry and Grassland Administration is also studying the management methods of national forest product brand catalogue and is planning to start the evaluation of the first batch of national forest product brand catalogue of wood and bamboo products. 580 mandatory national standards and wood-based panel green product evaluation standards have been formally implemented; Sino-US trade frictions have promoted the intensification of international trade disputes over wood-based panels and other wood products. Over the past year, hot spots in the industry have rotated and industrial policies have been continuously adjusted.
Identification and Naming of National Forestry Industry Demonstration Park
In July 2018, the State Forestry and Grassland Administration officially issued a document identifying and naming the National Caofeidian Forestry Industry Demonstration Park, the National Wen’an Wood-based Panel Industry Demonstration Park, the National Pizhou Wood Products Industry Demonstration Park, the National Anji Bamboo Industry Demonstration Park and the State after the declaration, on-site inspection, expert appraisal and social publicity of the local people’s government and provincial forestry authorities in the earlier period. There are 15 forestry industrial parks in Cao County, Shouguang National Wood Processing and Trade Demonstration Park, Suining National Wood and Bamboo Industry Demonstration Park, Xintian National Forest Industry Demonstration Park and Nankang Furniture Industry Demonstration Park in China. The output value of 15 parks will exceed 234 billion yuan in 2016, and will exceed 503 billion yuan by 2025.
National Forestry Industry Investment Fund Project
The State Forestry Administration and the Construction Bank of China signed the Agreement on Comprehensive Strategic Cooperation and Investment Fund Cooperation for Forestry Industry Development. In accordance with the principles of “policy orientation, market operation, scientific decision-making and risk control”, the State Forestry Administration and the Construction Bank of China jointly launched the National Forestry Industry Investment Fund with a total scale of 100 billion yuan for the development of the national forestry industry and the national forestry industry. The bureau is responsible for providing policy guidance, organizing project declaration, establishing project bank, carrying out professional consultation, coordinating relevant government departments and enterprises to organize, implement, operate and manage projects, and supporting investment projects of forestry industry fund in accordance with the law and regulations.
Standardization Reform and Group Standards
As of May 2, 2018, 1448 social organizations have registered and published 3109 standard information on the National Group Standard Information Platform. As of August 30, 2018, China Forestry Industry Association has issued seven group standards such as “formaldehyde-free wood-based panels and their products”, “formaldehyde emission limits of wood-based panels” and “eucalyptus veneer rotary cutting” and ten other standards are under research.
The Standard of Evaluation of Green Products for Wood-based Panels and Floors has been formally implemented
On December 8, 2017, GB35601-2017 “Green Product Evaluation of Wood-based Panels and Flooring” was officially released as the first 13 national standards for green product evaluation and certification, which was formally implemented on July 1, 2018. This standard stipulates the terms and definitions, evaluation requirements, inspection methods and evaluation methods of green product evaluation of wood-based panels and wood flooring. It is suitable for green product evaluation of indoor wood-based panels and wood flooring.