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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...

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...

Ghana is ready to run trials on its FLEGT licensing system this year despite delays in the process to conclude the work. This news was announced during a workshop organized for timber exporters and reported by the latest ITTO Bulletin. Alexander Dadzie, the Vice President of the...

The EU FLEGT Independent Market Monitor (IMM) project has launched its website (available here) and published the first edition of its quarterly newsletter (www.flegtimm.eu/index.php/newsletter). Funded by the EU and managed by the International Tropical Timber Organisation, the role of the IMM is to monitor trade flows from EU...

The latest market report produced by the International Tropical Timber Organisation (ITTO) includes an interesting insight on the UK hardwood market. Find below an excerpt from the original document. UK sawn hardwood market holds up well despite Brexit concerns While imports of tropical sawn hardwood into the eurozone countries have failed to...