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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...

If we leave the EU without a deal on 31st October 2019, then the UK will become a "third country". This means that full due diligence will need to be conducted on European imports of timber just as it is on non-EU imports. The status...

From 31st October 2019, in a No Deal Brexit, CE marked wood products supported by a UK Notified Body and placed on the EU27 market will not be valid.  In order to qualify as placed on the EU27 market, your product will have to...

At the start of each year the European Commission sets a quota of coniferous plywood that can be imported into the EU with zero duty. After 650,000 cubic meter has been imported, the plywood then incurs a duty. The point is to encourage the...

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,...