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French due diligence system gains momentum

Following its success gaining EU Timber Regulation Monitoring Operation status, French association Le Commerce du Bois reports 12 members have implemented its due diligence system (DDS). Six more will start using it early 2016, with 40 expected to be signed up by the year-end.

First wave of Italian due diligence probes

Initial investigations by the Italian EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) Competent Authority (CA) are expected to identify “administrative offences” by some operator companies, according to industry association Fedecomlegno.