Demand for eucalyptus round wood increases – ZAFFICO
Published On July 4, 2022 » 936 Views» By Times Reporter » Business, Stories
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By MILDRED KATONGO-
THE Zambia Forestry and Forest Industries Corporation (ZAFFICO) has seen an increasing demand for eucalyptus round wood from sawmillers.
ZAFFICO public relations manager Irene Chipili said with the impact of diminishing stock of pine on the Copperbelt, the corporation had recorded an increase in the demand for eucalyptus for commercial and domestic use.
Ms Chipili said in an interview at the ongoing Zambia International Trade Fair (ZITF) in Ndola that the pole treatment plant in Kalulushi had contributed and added value to the demand for eucalyptus apart from the pine round wood that was traditionally offloaded onto the market.

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