Gateway to international timbertrade

23 country profiles live!

14 November 2016

With the publication of the profile of Russia on October 17th 2016, the first phase of the Timber Trade Portal of the European Timber Trade Federation  has been completed. All 23 profiles within the initial scope of the project have been published now! Every profile has been checked by local experts before publication, and the profile of Russia was reviewed by the Forest Certification Center (Khabarovsk, Russia, e-mail: fcc.fareast@gmail.com).

In the future, the country profiles will be updated and expanded where relevant, using input of local experts. Any questions, remarks and suggestions can be submitted using the contact form here.

Other news

23 June 2020
Peru works toward system that enables legal timber verification
The National Forest and wildlife Service of Peru (SERFOR) announces the completion of the updating of the Monitoring and Control module of its National Forest and Wildlife Information System (MC-SNIFFS). Finally this module will be able to prove legal origin of Peruvian timber in both domestic as well as international markets.
18 June 2020
Improved timber production control in Suriname
The Sustainable Forestry Information System Suriname is part of the National Forest Monitoring System and will replace the present log tracking system (LogPro), aiming to improve both the efficiency and transparency of monitoring timber harvesting and trade. SFISS finally aims to ensure the legality of timber harvesting and trade.
09 June 2020
Indonesia revoked problematic timber export regulation
In February, the Indonesian Ministry of Trade issued new requirements for Export of Forestry Industry Product. This was seen by many as an effort to weaken the Indonesian Timber Legality Verification System. After strong reactions by civil society and environmentalists, the same Ministry revoked the regulation.