Daily Archives: April 6, 2012

Guyana Independence Dinner-Dance – Toronto – May 26, 2012

Indian coffee company ships out 50 containers of logs in 2 months

Indian coffee company ships out 50 containers of logs in 2 months

APRIL 5, 2012 | BY KNEWS |

 …contrary to agreement with Forestry Commission

An Indian company known more for its coffee beans than its furniture making, reportedly shipped out almost 50 containers of logs during the past two months, despite Government insisting last year that the same company was not interested in “large scale” exportation.
The majority of logs shipped out are said to be washiba, a hardwood used to make top end furniture. Also shipped were purpleheart, greenheart and snakewood.

Guyana has not made a secret of its intentions to drastically reduce logs export in favor of more downstream or value-added processing.

The former Bharrat Jagdeo administration had heavily defended the Vaitarna Holdings Private Inc. (VHPI) deal that the local media only knew about after the deal was published in the Times of India, ……

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Logs shipment…Indian coffee company insists it did nothing wrong

APRIL 6, 2012 | BY  |–    says still in transition phase

admitted shipping several containers out of the country within recent months, despite no processing facility built here as yet.  [more]

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