The Indonesian Government has issued a regulation to be enacted on 27 May 2020 which will seriously undermine the credibility of its legal timber supplies to international markets
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A year after the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) exposed how corrupt Government officials and military personnel in Vietnam are complicit in smuggling huge quantities of illegal timber from Cambodia, new investigations reveal the industrial-scale theft continues
The Dutch Food and Product Safety Authority (Nederlandse Voedsel- en Warenautoriteit, or NVWA) has found Dutch timber company Boogaerdt Hout to be in breach of the Due Diligence requirements of the EUTR. The decision follows the submission of evidence by the London-based Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA)
Our new report, Repeat Offender: Vietnam's persistent trade in illegal timber, exposes corrupt individuals from the Vietnam Government and military complicit in smuggling huge quantitites of illegal timber from Cambodia. This has been launched ahead of a meeting between Vietnam and the EU to combat illegal logging.