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Why Chinese attempts to reignite rosewood market will fail

Rosewood refers to any of a number of richly hued timbers derived from the genus Dalbergia. China’s State Forestry Administration divides rosewood into 33 types, of varying colors —purple, yellow, black, dark brown, and chestnut. A slow-grower that takes a century to mature, it is valued for its appearance and durability. Scarcity makes it a […]