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Keyword: FLEGT

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 [...]

Indonesia’s timber legality system remains in force

Indonesia has rowed back on plans to weaken rules for the timber products it exports, as green groups warned the [...]

Coronavirus: Indonesia ends timber legality rule

Indonesia’s trade ministry has scrapped a requirement for wood exporters to obtain licenses verifying their wood comes from legal [...]

STTC Conference considers links between FLEGT licenses and forest certification

To rebuild share in the European market, the tropical wood sector must exploit emerging opportunities from the synergies between the [...]

UK to extend timber legality requirements after Brexit

UK tropical and other timber importers were urged to evaluate the impacts for their businesses of a no-deal Brexit [...]

Rising Dutch imports of FLEGT licensed timber

FLEGT licensing is helping importers to comply with EUTR, while the forest sector reforms and new procedures implemented during the [...]

Dutch and Belgian importers’ views on FLEGT

Although the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) has narrowed the supply base for tropical timber imported into the EU, traders in [...]

Europe’s “zero deforestation” policies: an opportunity for tropical timber?

Increasingly the twin concepts of “zero deforestation” and “embodied deforestation” lie at the heart of European policy making, both in [...]

Tropical wood loses market share in Germany

Insights into the reasons for Germany’s shift away imports of tropical wood, particularly direct imports, were provided by the [...]