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:

ETTF launches new website

January 2016
The website ‘Gateway to international Timber Trade’ ( has been launched by the European Timber Trade Federation (ETTF).

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ETTF Autumn 2015 Newsletter out now

October 2015

The ETTF Newsletter for Autumn 2015 is out now, including news and opinion from member organisations and around the world.

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Conference presents a global softwood snapshot

September 2015

The International Softwood Conference Amsterdam  in November will give a worldwide perspective and latest insights into current and future trade trends


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Building a buoyant hardwood future

September 2015
No one pretended the future would be easy, but the International Hardwood Conference consensus was that the sector has major potential to develop and diversify
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UK federation backs WWF call for sustainable procurement

The UK's Timber Trade Federation (TTF) has signed up to the WWF UK Forest Campaign, which includes the key target to source only sustainable timber by 2020.
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