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Indonesian FLEGT licensing greeted as anti-illegal timber breakthrough

November 2016

As of today, November 15, Indonesia becomes the first country to issue licences under the EU Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade (FLEGT) initiative. These will exempt timber and wood products from further due diligence under the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) and European operator importers are expecting to receive their first licensed cargoes before the end of the year.

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Near record ISC audience hears positive forecasts

October 2016

One of the largest audiences to attend the International Softwood Conference (ISC) heard a range of speakers give a broadly upbeat view of the industry's prospects, but also identify challenges on the horizon.

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ETTF Newsletter reports FLEGT licensing launch announcement

September 2016

A special edition of the ETTF Newsletter has been produced to mark the announcement that Indonesia will issue the first legality assurance FLEGT licences for timber and wood products exports to the EU on November 15.

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ETTF Spring/Summer 2016 Newsletter out now

June 2016
The Spring/Summer 2016 edition of the ETTF Newsletter is published, including latest news from the Federation itself and members across Europe, opinion from the timber sector worldwide and latest EU trade analysis and statistics.
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ETTF Secretary General welcomes UK TTF poll in favour of EU membership

May 2016
ETTF Secretary General André de Boer has strongly welcomed a poll of UK Timber Trade Federation members which came out overwhelmingly in favour of the UK remaining in the EU.
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