Russian President Vladimir Putin gave instructions to the government on issues of use, protection, protection and reproduction of forests and trafficking of timber, reports RIA Novosti.
Cabinet instructed to take measures aimed at improving the economic efficiency of timber processing complex.
Also the government needs to study the issue of establishing the rates of export customs duties in respect of the lumber with a low degree of processing, and tariff quotas on their export.
In addition, Putin instructed to provide the number of state forest inspectors in accordance with the regulations of the patrolling forest officials exercising Federal state forest supervision.
The government also needs to take measures to improve the accounting of wood and transactions with it.
The report must be submitted by may 1. Responsible for the execution of orders assigned to the Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.