IMM Summer Newsletter
The IMM Summer 2018 Newsletter is available for download here. The edition includes a summary report on the IMM Trade Consultation in Nantes as well a reports on the three Nantes workshop sessions on “Impacts of FLEGT VPAs on trading with Central African countries”,“Purchase dynamics for companies sourcing from Indonesia” and “Market trends for tropical timber in Europe”.
Moreover, the summer newsletter features a summary of findings of the IMM 2018 EU Furniture Sector Scoping Study, an EFI report on Ghana’s Timber Transparency Portal, and an update on Indonesia and the EU’s approach for dealing with FLEGT-licensing teething issues. The full report of the Furniture Sector Scoping Study is available for download here.
The Market News section contains an updated analysis of EU/VPA partner country trade, while the Country Focus section updates on preparation of VPA implementation in Vietnam, including an analysis of EU-Vietnam timber and timber products trade.