Keyword: Indonesia

First Indonesian FLEGT-licensed timber to be shipped in November

Indonesia’s Ministry of Environment and Forestry announced that the Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade-Voluntary Partnership Agreement with [...]

Indonesia targets US$ 5 billion from timber exports in the next five years

The Indonesian government has set a target for wood product exports at US$5 billion in five years, said Airlangga [...]

EU opens doors to Indonesia’s licensing scheme for exports of verified legal timber

The European Commission has amended the EU Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade Regulation (FLEGT) to recognise Indonesia’s licensing [...]

Indonesia: Moratorium on land clearing for palm oil to impact log supply   

The Indonesian government will introduce a five-year moratorium on new palm oil concessions as part of the country's [...]

Indonesia: Furniture industry stressed by SVLK certification

Many micro, small and medium enterprises in Indonesia, which are selling export-oriented furniture, haven’t received the Wood Legality [...]

FLEGT licensing in Ghana and Indonesia close to operational

In May, the European Commission (EC) published a comprehensive independent evaluation of theEU FLEGT Action Plan. The Plan encompasses the [...]

Indonesian timber to get free EU access by the end of the year

The first licensed Indonesian timber shipments to the EU will happen at the end of 2016, even if the country [...]

Indonesia: SVLK implementation may boost timber exports to EU by 10%

Once with the full implementation of the timber legality verification system (SVLK), the Indonesian government seeks to increase the exports [...]

EU and Indonesia agree on FLEGT licensing

Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo, together with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, and European Council President Donald Tusk agreed [...]

EIA urges Indonesia to support ‘legal timber’ system

Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo, the President of Indonesia met today with UK Prime Minister David Cameroon, during a business-focus tour [...]