Wood Indonesia First Licensed Arrive in UK

Pengirimanplywood Indonesia licensed arriving in England, the first timber products which have wild sertifikasiantipenebangan EU.

A total of 17 containers of plywood – a material for doors and wood-flooring also has arrived in the port of Liverpool and Tilbury, part of more than 20 containers are shipped to EU countries other by a FLEGT license (Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade).

Indonesia is the first country to have this license after going through the process for nine years and came into force since mid-November.

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Based on this certification, wood products Indonesia no longer need through rigorous due diligence applied by the EU and exports are expected to rise, said Indonesia’s ambassador to Britain, Rizal Sukma.

“This license is expected to increase exports of wood products in the European markets and the UK because of consumer demand in the European market should take into account governance, legality of timber and so on,” said Rizal told BBC Indonesia after symbolically open the container plywood licensed in the port of Tilbury on situs judi bola Monday (16/01).

“With the FLEGT license, Indonesian wood products coming from legal sources … FLEGT also demonstrate a commitment to conserve forests and efforts to tackle the indirect impact of climate change,” added Jerry.

Data from the Indonesian Wood Panel Association (APKINDO) showed 17 containers were shipped to the UK, including by companies from Sibolga, Sumatra, PT Lucky, and companies in East Kalimantan, PT Kutai Timber.
Fierce competition entered the European market

Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi
(EUFLEGT) danKarmenuVella NegeriRetnoMarsudi Foreign Minister, EU Commissioner for Environment, Fisheries and Maritime in a symbolic handover lisensiFLEGT last November.

Intense competition in the European wood products could make Indonesia’s plywood exports declined.

First Secretary of the Economic Affairs of the Indonesian Embassy in London, Hastin dumadi said Indonesian exports of wood products to the UK in 2015 is worth about US $ 127 million or around Rp1.7 trillion and expected to increase this year after the implementation of FLEGT licenses.