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Intense negotiations underway on EU “deforestation free” law

Intense negotiations continue within the European Council and European Parliament towards agreement of a final text of the law "on [...]

EU expands sanctions to Russian paper products

The European Union has expanded the package of sanctions against Russia to include trade in paper, cardboard and pulp.  Depending [...]

List of Russian wood products banned by the EU

The European Union has agreed on a new sanctions package, including an embargo on Russian wood imports for invading Ukraine [...]

EU plans to expand sanctions on Russia, including wood import ban

The European Commission proposed on Tuesday to EU nations sweeping new sanctions against Russia, including banning imports of coal, wood [...]

Does the EU rely on Russia for its wood?

Three weeks have passed since Russia invaded Ukraine. It is now becoming evident how reliant the European Union is on [...]

Russia proposes ban on wood exports to U.S. and EU until the end of 2022

The Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation has proposed introducing a ban on the export of birch [...]

EU’s deforestation-free regulatory proposal sparks intense debate

Intense negotiations are ongoing as the draft EU law on "deforestation-free" and "forest degradation-free" products, published by the [...]

Wood likely to become scarce due to situation in Ukraine and EU sanctions

Last week, the EU announced sanctions restricting trade with Russia and Belarus. The trade in wood is also covered by [...]

EU bans wood, lumber imports from Belarus

The European Union has banned most imports from Belarus over its involvement in Russia's invasion of Ukraine. On Wednesday [...]

Is the European proposal on imported deforestation too punitive?

The European Commission’s plan to counter deforestation associated with certain imported agricultural products was unveiled on November 17, 2021 [...]