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EU-Vietnam timber pact’s licensing rules probed by US trade panel

By Kat Lucero
  • 28 Dec 2020 17:49
  • 29 Dec 2020 04:41
The effectiveness of Vietnam’s timber licensing system — set up in October as part of an EU timber trade agreement — was questioned today by a US multiagency trade panel investigating charges of illegal timber use in the manufacture of furniture products from the Southeast Asian country.

Among the concerns raised was that

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