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Lebedys, A. 2004. Trends and current status of the contribution of the forestry sector to national economies – FAO Working paper: FSFM/ACC/07. http://www.fao.org/docrep/007/ad493e/ad493e00.htm (accessed September 26, 2006)
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Contribution of forest to GDP, and ratio of forest exports out of total exports, for selected countries
Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Forestry provides more than 8% of the GDP in some of the poorest countries. In most of the developing country production is consumed domestically, but for some countries forestry contributes significantly to total exports like in Liberia and the Central African Republic.