The European Timber Trade Federation

WHO WE ARE: The ETTF promotes the interests of the timber trade across Europe, representing key national federations for importers, merchants and distributors.

WHAT WE DO: The ETTF liaises with and lobbies government and governmental bodies at national and international level, engages with environmental and other NGOs and provides a discussion and networking forum for the EU timber trade on key issues, from legislation and the environment, to sustainable timber promotion and best practice.
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ETTF HandbookETTF HANDBOOK:  Click here to download the ETTF Handbook, which includes further information about the organisation and its members.

Latest news:

Near record ISC audience hears positive forecasts

October 2016

One of the largest audiences to attend the International Softwood Conference (ISC) heard a range of speakers give a broadly upbeat view of the industry's prospects, but also identify challenges on the horizon.

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ETTF Newsletter reports FLEGT licensing launch announcement

September 2016

A special edition of the ETTF Newsletter has been produced to mark the announcement that Indonesia will issue the first legality assurance FLEGT licences for timber and wood products exports to the EU on November 15.

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ETTF Spring/Summer 2016 Newsletter out now

June 2016
The Spring/Summer 2016 edition of the ETTF Newsletter is published, including latest news from the Federation itself and members across Europe, opinion from the timber sector worldwide and latest EU trade analysis and statistics.
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ETTF Secretary General welcomes UK TTF poll in favour of EU membership

May 2016
ETTF Secretary General André de Boer has strongly welcomed a poll of UK Timber Trade Federation members which came out overwhelmingly in favour of the UK remaining in the EU.
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UK Timber Trade Federation members back staying in the EU

May 2016

The vast majority of members of the UK Timber Trade Federation (TTF) are backing the UK staying a member of the EU and believe it will be better for the economy.

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