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UK TTF and British Woodworking Federation cooperating, not merging

March 2015

The UK Timber Trade Federation (TTF) and British Woodworking Federation (BWF) are going ahead with plans to launch a new joint Confederation of Timber Industries (CTI), but they have decided not to continue discussions about a full merger of their organisations.

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French take sustainable tropical timber promotion online

February 2015

Le Commerce du Bois (LCB) has launched a YouTube video campaign to boost the market for sustainable tropical timber. 

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Probe uncovers EUTR failings in UK Chinese plywood importing

February 2015

A Competent Authority investigation into the UK Chinese plywood import sector has found widespread failure to meet the requirements of the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR). 

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ETTF members among five new EUTR Monitoring Organisations

February 2015

The European Commission has approved five more operations as EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) Monitoring Organisations, including ETTF members Le Commerce du Bois of France and GD Holz of Germany.

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Belgian Competent Authority releases Brazilian ipe at Anvers

January 2015

The SPF, the Belgian EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) Competent Authority, has released what is thought to be up to six containers of Brazilian ipe it was investigating as potentially illegally sourced.

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