Manufacturers awaiting response for info on foreign logging operations

The Guyana Forestry Commission (GFC) is yet to respond to a request from the local manufacturer’s group for access to the agreements between government and foreign logging companies, including Bai Shan Lin.

Following allegations of contract breaches by China’s Bai Shan Lin and India’s Vaitarna Holdings Private Inc. (VHPI), President of the Guyana Manufacturers and Services Association (GMSA) Clinton Williams dispatched a letter to the GFC and the Natural Resources Ministry last week requesting disclosure of the agreements.

He says that despite the claims already made, the GMSA wants to ensure its decisions are informed. This, he said, is to be accomplished by …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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