Operators might consider that risks to their reputation outweight the benefits of importing from the mills or enterprises involved in controversy, particularly given alternative sources of supply.

Concerns about legality and sustainability in relation to parts of Chile's wood-based products industry (dominated by two increasingly multi-national groups) are raised here and here - particularly in relation to Regions VII to X, specifically to conversion of forest (much of which occured Ref prior to the 1994 cut-off date Ref and pollution Ref.

Major suppliers include Ref (timber, pulp and paper), Ref (timber, pulp and paper), Ref (panels), Ref (plywood).

Wood chips are exported to Japan from Region VIII Ref