This web portal is an answer to the numerous questions timber traders have when it comes to legal timber trade, due diligence, country requirements and export.
Worldwide Timber trade
Certification is a tool for due diligence. The 2013 European Union Timber Regulation (EUTR) requires “operators” (introducers of timber or derived products on the European Union market) to apply “due diligence” for all imported timber products.discover
In this section you can find information on some of the main regulations for timber trade, which include the EU Timber Regulation, the US Lacey Act, Australia’s Illegal Logging Prohibition Act, and the Japanese Clean Wood Act.discover
Here you will find additional resources on timber trade and timber legality.discover
The Timber Trade Portal is a cooperation between ATIBT, Form International and its sponsoring partners.
Together we work to improve the legality of timber trade worldwide and to facilitate access to reliable information.Learn more
This information platform has been developed and is updated with the financial assistance of the European Sustainable Tropical Timber Coalition (STTC), the French Ministry of Agriculture and Food, the International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO), the French Facility for Global Environment (FFEM) and the European Union, and with assistance and the European Timber Trade Federation (ETTF) - within different projects.
The contents of this platform are under the sole responsibility of the owner and under no circumstances can be considered as reflecting the position of the donors.