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Why should you care about what’s going on with Vietnam’s timber sector?

October 30, 2020

New timber import regulations came into effect today (30 October) in Vietnam – which is currently implementing an agreement with the European Union to keep illicit timber out of its huge wood furniture industry.

This week, Forests Campaigner Thomas Chung talks about the long road to achieving legal timber and why it’s so important for both producer countries and the markets they serve.


(Left to right)
Paul Newman - Press and Communications Officer,
Thomas Chung - Forests Campaigner