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Abolition of periodic customs declaration to slow down Russia’s wood exports

In June, Russia abolished periodic customs declaration of wood and wood products (TN VED 44). The aim of the change [...]

IKEA plans to review its Ukrainian wood supply after critical report

Furniture retailer IKEA said on Tuesday it would review its wood supply chain in Ukraine after a report by a [...]

Ikea faces allegations it used illegally logged timber from Ukraine

Some of Ikea’s wood products may have been made with illegally sourced timber from ancient forests in Ukraine.  [...]

New investigation finds European companies taking advantage of loophole to imports teak

   A new investigation has uncovered a scheme exploiting a loophole in the European Union Timber Regulation (EUTR) that [...]

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 [...]

China’s new forest law can boost efforts to fight illegal logging

     In the first revision to the country’s Forest Law in over twenty years, China has [...]

U.S. lumber company allegedly found importing high-risk Peruvian timber

     An investigation by Timberleaks has found that New Orleans, Louisiana-based Robinson Lumber Company has a [...]

Illegal Myanmar teak seized in the Netherlands

In the first raid of its kind, Dutch police have seized a large quantity of Myanmar teak in the Netherlands [...]

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 [...]

Analysis of the production characteristics of the Russian log market

Russia has the largest forest area in the world. In fact, Russia's forest land accounts for about one-fifth [...]