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EU 2018 trade survey: perceptions of VPA partner countries

In 2017, the IMM EU trade survey had asked respondents to rate the competitiveness of VPA-implementing and FLEGT-licensing countries using a variety of indictors such as product range, quality, lead times and price. Results can be found in section 4 of the IMM 2017 Annual Report. This exercise was not repeated in 2018, as no major …

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Mitra FLEGT VPA dalam Perdagangan Kayu Uni-Eropa 2017 – Ringkasan eksekuti

IMM telah merilis laporan tentang “Mitra FLEGT VPA dalam Perdagangan Kayu Uni-Eropa (UE) 2017” yang menggunakan data terbaru untuk menilai perubahan posisi pasar negara-negara mitra VPA dalam perdagangan kayu internasional. Sejak Indonesia pertama kali menerbitkan lisensi pada November 2016, inilah laporan IMM perdana yang mencakup periode ketersediaan kayu berlisensi FLEGT di pasar UE. Ini juga …

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EU private sector timber procurement – IMM Study identifies attitudes and priorities

Since the early 1990s, private sector actors have been taking steps to ensure that they exclude unsustainable and illegal wood from their supply chains. Private sector procurement policies are now prominent in the global North and among companies with global reach. With time, these purchasing practices are becoming more widely integrated in corporate business practices …

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IMM EU furniture study – imports are entering a “crowded and fiercely competitive market”

With further support, development and communication FLEGT and FLEGT licensing can play a role in underpinning tropical timber product market share in the highly competitive European furniture sector, according to the latest IMM survey.The core aim of the IMM scoping study of procurement in the EU furniture industry is to gauge the sector’s perceptions of the value, impacts and process of sourcing from FLEGT VPA engaged …

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New insights into the market potential for FLEGT licenses

The IMM’s first FLEGT Trade Consultation held in London during March provided many new insights into the current and potential future market impact of the FLEGT process. As is typical at these events, some of the most revealing insights came during the less structured Q&A session and in the corridors between sessions.