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June 26, 2018
EU plywood importers comment on FLEGT licensing
Asked about FLEGT licensed Indonesian plywood, many European importers say it had not had significant impact on their purchasing or sales. One commented that this was related to lack of supply from Indonesia generally. Another said that they had recently seen an upturn in demand for marine ply from Indonesia. “But that’s been due primarily to the excellent quality from our suppliers,” he said. Importers also cited customer’s preference for FSC and PEFC certification, with FLEGT licensing regarded as a ‘bonus form of legality verification’. “We still don’t believe ...
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