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Commision publishes latest news briefing on EU Timber Regulation

The European Commission has published its latest briefing on the EU Timber Regulation. The briefing aims to alert Member State Competent Authorities on risks and actions taken to reduce the risks associated with illegal timber.

Companies managing due diligence obligations under the Regulation should note the following: 
  • There is an increased risk of shipments originating from illegal logging after Brazil relaxed its export regulations
  •  No derogations are foreseen in response to COVID-19, however inspections may be paper-based
  •  The briefing details recent research publications in forest policy and management.
 

 

 

 

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