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Call for FLEGT measures to be extended and deepened

While there was broad support for the FLEGT process and the EUTR, there was also a call for the FLEGT [...]

EU organisations reaffirm their support for FLEGT and EUTR

Feedback received by the EC on their “fitness check” of the FLEGT and EUTR regulations indicates a high degree of [...]

Disputed role of certification in EUTR

A point of difference amongst organisations providing feedback to the EU is the role of private sector certification systems like [...]

Major Austrian parquet manufacturers accused of importing illegal timber from Ukraine

Recently, WWF Austria accused four Austrian parquet manufacturers of importing illegally harvested timber from the Ukraine. The WWF relies on [...]

Holzindustrie Schweighofer completed EUTR inspection in Romania

Holzindustrie Schweighofer (HS), one of Europe’s leading timber processing companies, informed that the company passed in Romania 16th inspection [...]

Myanmar teak logs prices see impressive rise as EU regulations strengthen

Despite the European legislation and its Timber Regulation (EUTR) that is supposed to moralize commercial practices, the teak market remains [...]

Ten European companies accused of importing illegal wood from DRC

Ten European companies trading in timber have sourced US$2.26 million of wood from a company engaged in illegal [...]

The UN provides update on the EUTR

The UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) has published its latest briefing note on the implementation of the [...]

Steady EU hardwood trade despite uncertain political situation

There are signs that the upturn in the eurozone economy in the last 2 years will be short-lived and [...]

EC reports steady progress in EUTR implementation

On 5th October, the European Commission (EC) formally adopted the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) Report 2017, the second biennial report [...]