FLEGT

Indonesia isn’t the first country that comes to mind when sourcing hardwood plywood but since the country started issuing FLEGT licenses on its wood products, TTF members have been taking greater interest.  “We chose to offer Indonesian plywood because it’s a superior product,” says Dean Rolls, Reading Depot...

CEI-Bois has released a statement welcoming the EU Communication on “Stepping up EU action to protect and restore the world’s forests" and supports the EU's objective to prevent deforestation and forest degradation at a global level. The European woodworking industry considers the priorities outlined in...

World leading tropical timber businesses come together to talk trade With the tropical timber industry facing a rapidly evolving trade environment, the Timber Trade Federation brought together business leaders to talk on how to reduce risk and improve supply. Global politics has meant that traditional trading relationships...

With the tropical timber industry facing a rapidly evolving trade environment, we are bringing together business leaders to talk on how to reduce risk and improve supply. Global politics mean traditional trading relationships are increasingly uncertain, and concurrently timber finds itself increasingly under the spotlight amidst concerns regarding climate...

Agenda 10.00 DOORS OPEN |Coffee and networking 10.30 WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION | David Hopkins - Managing Director, Timber Trade Federation 10.40 MARKET OVERVIEW OF TROPICAL TRADE FLOWS TO EUROPE | Mike Jeffree - Consultant and Trade Analyst, Independent Market Monitor AFRICAN PERSPECTIVES ON...

Timber buyers can now visit a new webpage to learn about the business benefits of trading in FLEGT-licensed timber and the social, environmental and economic benefits that such trade brings to producer countries. The EU FLEGT Facility created the page — www.timberbuyers.flegtlicence.org — to inform traders, specifiers, architects and retailers,...

The Summer edition of the Newsletter issued by the FLEGT Independent Market Monitoring (IMM) includes a summary report on the IMM Trade Consultation in Nantes as well as a reports on the three Nantes workshop sessions on “Impacts of FLEGT VPAs on trading with Central African countries”, “Purchase dynamics for companies...

The Timber Trade Federation & the Built Environment Trust played host to an array of political and industry guests at the private view of the Timber Transformer exhibition in London on February 20th, celebrating a successful year of FLEGT licensed timber from Indonesia. Roughly 200 guests signed up...

Users of the FLEGT.org platform can express their opinions on the services provided by the website by joining the online survey here. The survey - designed to assess whether the portal is meeting the expectations of the FLEGT community - is available in English, French and Spanish and will stay open until Wednesday 7 March...