Keyword: illegal logging

Schweighofer’s continued sourcing of illegal timber exposed in new EIA video

A new investigation by the U.S.-based Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) shows that the largest timber processor in Romania [...]

Swedish teak importer from Myanmar fined in Sweden; legal precedent to be set for EUTR

A teak importer from Myanmar has found guilty for violating the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR). A Swedish court upheld a [...]

Ukrainian media accuses Holzindustrie Schweighofer of destroying Ukraine’s forests

Foreign corporations are apparently destructing Ukraine’s forests, by importing thousands of tons of illegally cut timber through the western [...]

Gambia announces ban on timber imports; a move that aims to block rosewood exports to China from Senegal

Gambia on Tuesday announced a ban on importing timber after years of accusations from neighbouring Senegal that it profits from [...]
September 28, 2016 Daily News / Forestry / Lumber / Sawmilling / Africa / China / Global

Illegal timber trade operations in Brazil uncovered by Interpol

Interpol has released on August 30 a purple notice regarding the illegal timber trading operation involving 4 companies in Brazil [...]
September 19, 2016 Daily News / Forestry / Global / South America

Malayasian timber companies experience drop in log production

Most of Sarawak-based timber companies are affected by a shrinking in the log production. The production of the companies [...]

Most European countries comply with EUTR obligations

In July, the European Commission has updated the table with information on the state of implementation of the European Union [...]
July 29, 2016 Daily News / Forestry / Europe / Global

EC reviews first two years of EUTR

This week the European Commission released a report on the effectiveness of the EU Timber Regulation during its first three [...]
February 19, 2016 Daily News / Forestry / Europe / Global