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Inside One of the Congo Basin's Worst Forest Offenders

EIA Raw Intelligence Series - #1 Dejia Group - Bribery, overharvesting and tax evasion. And that's just the beginning. In EIA's recently released report. Toxic Trade: Forest Crime in Gabon and the Republic of Congo and Contamination of the US Market we exposed how the Dejia Group - a conglomerate of affiliated companies controlled by the Chinese magnate Xu Gong De - repeatedly violates the most fundamental laws of forest governance, and thus has contributed to pillaging the Congo Basin Forest, the world's second lung next to the Amazon Rainforest.

In EIA's recently released report - Toxic Trade: Forest Crime in Gabon and the Republic of Congo and Contamination of the US Market, they exposed how the Dejia Group - a conglomerate of affiliated companies controlled by the Chinese magnate Xu Gong De - repeatedly violates the most fundamental laws of forest governance.

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