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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 [...]

EU and Vietnam ratify VPA on FLEGT

EU FLEGT informed that the EU and Vietnam had ratified a Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance [...]

Trade impact of FLEGT licensing

Based on structured interviews with around 150 companies in the seven main EU markets for tropical timber products (Belgium, France [...]

The European Parliament votes on VPA with Vietnam

Members of the European Parliament will vote today, March 12 on a resolution to consent to the EU’s Voluntary [...]

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 [...]