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:

Belgian Competent Authority releases Brazilian ipe at Anvers

January 2015

The SPF, the Belgian EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) Competent Authority, has released what is thought to be up to six containers of Brazilian ipe it was investigating as potentially illegally sourced.

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ETTF Winter 2014/15 Newsletter out now

January 2015

The tenth edition of the ETTF Newsletter, Winter 2014/15 is out now.

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ITTO adds online EUTR supplier law database to work plan

November 2014

The creation of an online database on supplier country legislation to assist EU operator companies in their EU Timber Regulation due diligence is a step closer.

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UK's Wood for Good animation urges build with carbon

October 2014

New animations from Wood for Good under the banner Build with Carbon highlight that timber constuction is the best, cheapest and safest method for absorbing and storing harmful carbon emissions.

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Danes launch latest promotional cartoon

October 2014

The third in a series of animations promoting the mutliple benefits of using timber have been released by the Danish Wood Initiative (DWI).

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