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:

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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Probe uncovers EUTR failings in UK Chinese plywood importing

February 2015

A Competent Authority investigation into the UK Chinese plywood import sector has found widespread failure to meet the requirements of the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR). 

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ETTF members among five new EUTR Monitoring Organisations

February 2015

The European Commission has approved five more operations as EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) Monitoring Organisations, including ETTF members Le Commerce du Bois of France and GD Holz of Germany.

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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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