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Companies exporting timber products to the EU, United States and Australia receive legality training

TRAFFIC and WWF’s Global Forest and Trade Network provided training on timber legality in Russia, China and Indonesia in October with additional sessions to be run in November.

Legality of Chinese timber imports and exports discussed in manufacturing cities in China

TRAFFIC International has held a series of workshops in plywood and flooring manufacturing centres in China to inform industry leaders about legality verification, sustainable forest management and...

US enforces the Lacey Act in Gibson Guitar case

The American guitar manufacturer Gibson Guitar has entered into a criminal enforcement agreement with the US Department of Justice.

Report on Australia´s Illegal Logging Prohibition Bill 2011 has been published

The Australian Senate Standing Committee for Rural Affairs and Transport has published a report with the results of an inquiry into Australia’s Illegal Logging Prohibition Bill 2011 (the Bill).

Australian Illegal Logging Prohibition Bill introduced in Parliament

The Australian Parliamentary Secretary for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, introduced legislation in Parliament on behalf of the Australian Government on 23 November restricting the...

Australia’s draft Illegal Logging Bill 2011 reviewed

In an article published in the In-Wood Digital Magazine, Australia’s draft Illegal Logging Bill 2011 is discussed with Forest Industries Intelligence director Rupert Oliver.