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.

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ETTF Newsletter Summer 2015 out now

The ETTF Newsletter for Summer 2015 is out now.

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ETTF supports Probos trade mission to Suriname

The ETTF has mailed members inviting them to join a timber trade mission to Suriname,  organised by Dutch-based non-profit forestry consultancy Probos and Suriname-based counterpart Environmental Services and Support (ESS).

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ETTF Spring 2015 Newsletter is out now

April 2015

The latest ETTF Newsletter includes interviews with GD Holz Chief Executive Thomas Goebel, who gives his views on the state of the German and wider timber sector, and Belgian Environment Minister Marie-Christine Marghem, who discusses her government's stance on the EU Timber Regulation.

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UK TTF and British Woodworking Federation cooperating, not merging

March 2015

The UK Timber Trade Federation (TTF) and British Woodworking Federation (BWF) are going ahead with plans to launch a new joint Confederation of Timber Industries (CTI), but they have decided not to continue discussions about a full merger of their organisations.

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French take sustainable tropical timber promotion online

February 2015

Le Commerce du Bois (LCB) has launched a YouTube video campaign to boost the market for sustainable tropical timber. 

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