The total output value of China's forestry industry in 2019 is 7.56 trillion yuan
According to the January 2 news from the website of the State Forestry and Grassland Bureau, the total output value of China's forestry industry in 2019 will reach 7.56 trillion yuan, and the import and export trade volume will reach 160 billion U.S. dollars. The industrial development and ecological poverty alleviation effect are obvious.
In 2019, the State Forestry and Grassland Bureau issued guidelines to promote high-quality development of the industry, and signed a cooperation agreement with Alibaba to promote the development of the forestry industry. The area of economic forests nationwide exceeds 600 million acres. There are 176 national forest economic demonstration bases, 10 forest-type special agricultural product advantage areas, 141 national key forestry leading enterprises, 52 first batches of forest eco-label products, and 3 countries have been announced. In the forest trail, the construction of the National Forest Recreation Base has been carried out, and eco-tourism has exceeded 1.8 billion person-times. A total of nearly 1 million ecological forest rangers have been recruited, driving more than 3 million poor people to increase their income steadily or lift them out of poverty. Coordinated 10 industrial poverty alleviation projects for the designated poverty alleviation counties of the State Forestry and Grass Bureau, arranged 20 science and technology poverty alleviation projects, raised 16.56 million yuan in poverty alleviation funds, and lifted poverty alleviation in Libo and Dushan counties.
In 2020, the country plans to achieve a total output value of 8.1 trillion yuan in the forestry industry and an import and export volume of 160 billion U.S. dollars. The National Forestry and Grass Bureau will compile the "14th Five-Year Plan" industrial development plan, formulate implementation comments on the development of woody oilseeds, and vigorously develop industries such as characteristic economic forests, eco-tourism, and forest economy. Name a number of national demonstration parks and bases. Accelerate the implementation of national forest ecological label product construction projects. Strengthen cooperation with e-commerce platforms. Further expand the scale of ecological forest rangers, continue to give priority to poverty-stricken areas and funds such as returning farmland to forests and grasslands, comprehensively implement the designated poverty alleviation responsibility, and push Luocheng County to lift poverty.