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EU’s deforestation-free regulatory proposal sparks intense debate

Intense negotiations are ongoing as the draft EU law on "deforestation-free" and "forest degradation-free" products, published by the [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

EU and Vietnam sign the VPA

On 19 October 2018, a voluntary partnership agreement (VPA) between the European Union and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam on [...]

Myanmar pursues EU-led forest protection agreement

    The Myanmar government has recently taken another step to join a EU-led agreement to combat [...]

The EU timber license might help Indonesian small-scale furniture exporters access global markets

Once that Indonesia started issuing FLEGT (Forest, Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade) licenses in November 2016, timber exports may enter [...]

Vietnam and the EU close FLEGT negotiations

On the 11th of May, Vietnam and the EU closed the negotiations regarding the voluntary partnership agreement (VPA) on Forest [...]