Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has the largest forest area in the Congo Basin, with around 100 million hectares of forests. The DRC exports around 500 000 cubic metres of timber per year, 80–90% of which is sent to Europe.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Voluntary Partnership Agreement status

 

VPA ratified:

 

VPA signed:

 

VPA agreed:

 

Negotiations started:

October 2010


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