China Tag

Sustainable supply chain for engineered flooring Around 1/3 of the engineered wood flooring that comes into the UK arrives from factories in China. Following the TTF’s recent experience researching Chinese plywood  contents and documentation, and the resulting additional due diligence which all Federation members involved in plywood...

This blog post is by TTF Managing Director David Hopkins. It originally appeared on the Timber Trades Journal.   The bright light that the Timber Trade Federation (TTF) has been shining on the Chinese plywood trade over the past 12 months has shown up a variety of interesting practices, with...

The Independent Market Monitoring (IMM) has now published its second newsletter, which is available for download here. The current edition’s Country Focus is on Ghana, updating on the progress of VPA implementation, the outcome of its test shipments of “FLEGT-licensed” timber and recent trends in EU-Ghana tropical timber trade. The newsletter also features...

Ensuring that what we say ON the tin, is what is IN the tin Further to the last NPPD meeting, and following extensive discussion at the Governing Board in mid-March, the TTF is issuing an update on the Panels Review and standards of plywood entering the...