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.
Podcast – What on Earth?
Why should you care about what’s going on with Vietnam’s timber sector?
Welcome back to the EIA What on Earth? podcast.
This week, Forests Campaigner Thomas Chung talks with Press & Communications Officer Paul Newman about the long road to achieving legal timber in Vietnam and why it’s so important for both producer countries and the markets they serve.