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Theory and Method of Ecological Value Accounting of Forest Resources

by He Zhu a Yan Liang b,* Zhaoyang Li c  and  Chuanbao Qiu d
School of Statistics and Mathematics, Zhejiang Gongshang University, Hangzhou, China
School of Statistics and Mathematics, Zhejiang Gongshang University, Hangzhou, China
School of Statistics and Mathematics, Zhejiang Gongshang University, Hangzhou, China
School of Economics, Finance and Banking, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Kedah, Malaysia
Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
JES  2023, 2; 1(1), 2;
Received: 28 December 2022 / Accepted: 26 January 2023 / Published Online: 16 February 2023


Forest resources, as one of the most important natural resources, have high ecological value. The calculation of their ecological value is an important part of improving the accounting of natural resources assets. Based on the analysis of the basic situation of China's forest resources, this paper starts from the economic theory of forest resources, discusses the principle of forest resources in national economic operation, analyzes the output, value, price and other issues of forest resources, and probes into the necessity of studying forest resources. Then, based on the purpose of compiling the balance sheet of natural resources, the forest resources accounting theory was studied from the aspects of subject and object, scope, table design and so on. On the basis of relevant theoretical research, the main ecological functions of different types of forest resources are discussed. In practical calculation, the parameters of some accounting methods are adjusted to adapt to the local situation. Some methods of ecological value calculation such as soil conservation and water conservation are put forward, and some ideas for further improvement are put forward. Finally, taking Qiandao Lake as an example, the ecological value of its forest resources is calculated. Through calculation, the annual soil conservation value of Qiandao Lake forest resources was obtained. Combined with the research conclusion and practice progress, the future research prospect is put forward.

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Zhu, H.; Liang, Y.; Li, Z.; Qiu, C. Theory and Method of Ecological Value Accounting of Forest Resources. Journal of Economic Statistics, 2023, 1, 2.
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Zhu H, Liang Y, Li Z, Qiu C. Theory and Method of Ecological Value Accounting of Forest Resources. Journal of Economic Statistics; 2023, 1(1):2.
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Zhu, He; Liang, Yan; Li, Zhaoyang; Qiu, Chuanbao 2023. "Theory and Method of Ecological Value Accounting of Forest Resources" Journal of Economic Statistics 1, no.1:2.
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Zhu, H., Liang, Y., Li, Z., & Qiu, C. (2023). Theory and Method of Ecological Value Accounting of Forest Resources. Journal of Economic Statistics, 1(1), 2.

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