Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Nalin Kishor , Muthukumara Mani , and Luis Constantino
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 October 2001
Keywords: trade and environment, log export ban (LEB), sustainable management, forest, forests, environmental benefits, environmental costs, timber trade, Renewable Resources and Conservation: Forestry, Log Export Ban
An increasing number of tropical timber producing nations have enacted bans on export of logs. Proponents argue that a log export ban is a second-best policy tool for addressing environmental externalities; it also...