Study identifies options for legal timber legislation in China

A summary report of the Feasibility Analysis of the Incorporation of Timber Legality Requirements into Chinese Laws or Regulations to Promote Trade in Legal Forest Products was published. The analysis was undertaken jointly by the EU (DG Environment, European Commission) and China (State Forestry administration and Chinese Academy of Forestry), in the context of the EU – China Bilateral Coordination Mechanism (BCM) on Forest Law Enforcement and Governance (FLEG).

Furniture factory in China by EU FLEGT Facility

Through the EU – China Bilateral Coordination Mechanism (BCM) on Forest Law Enforcement and Governance (FLEG), the EU and China work together to stop illegal logging and the associated trade in illegal timber globally.

Read the summary of the report here.