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    Serial Offender: Vietnam’s continued imports of illegal Cambodian timber
    Reports & Research
    December, 2018
    Cambodia, Vietnam

    Vietnam, which has a long history of theft of timber from neighbouring Laos and Cambodia, recently initialled a timber trade agreement with the European Union. This will see Vietnam implement legislation to address imports of illegally harvested or traded timber, in return for timber exports to the EU being deemed to comply with the requirements of the European Union Timber Regulation (EUTR).

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 2012

    This report covers several countries in Asia and Africa....."Myanmar contains some of the most significant
    natural forests left in the Asia Pacific region,
    host to an array of biodiversity and vital to the
    livelihoods of local communities. Forests are
    estimated to cover 48 per cent of the country’s
    land. Yet other recent estimates put forest
    cover at just 24 per cent.
    These vital forests are disappearing rapidly. Myanmar has one
    of the worst rates of deforestation on the planet, with 18 per

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    October, 2014

    ... This paper attempts to analyse the key aspects of reforms required to ‘democratise’ Myanmar's timber trade, and the political–economic interests contributing or obstructing reform. The main aim of this paper is to assess the prospects for reform of Myanmar's timber sector in light of theemerging FLEGT process, and to apply a political ecological analysis to the ways in which the political–economic power balance will determine the outcomes.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    September, 2015

    CHINA’S ROLE....."For at least two decades,
    timber extracted from Myanmar’s precious frontier forests
    in highly destructive logging operations has been flowing
    into China unhindered. It is an illicit business worth hundreds
    of millions of dollars a year, making it one of the single
    largest bilateral flows of illegal timber in the world.
    From the outside looking in, the cross-border trade

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 2013

    ... Extremely rapid growth in Chinese imports of ‘redwood’, ‘rosewoods’ or ‘Hongmu’ timbers from Myanmar in the past two years is directly driving increased illegal and unsustainable logging, posing a real threat to governance, the rule of law and the viability Myanmar’s dwindling forests. EIA research shows that, based on current trends, the two most targeted Hongmu species in
    Myanmar - tamalan and padauk - could be logged to commercial extinction in as little as three years.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    September, 2001

    The result of in-depth research and extensive on-the-ground investigations, the report exposes the scale of illegal logging and illegal timber trade in East Asia with a special focus on Indonesia. The report also highlights the role played by major tropical timber consuming nations including the US, Europe, Japan and China in driving illegal logging by providing a ready market for illegally sourced timber and timber products. In many of the countries of South-East Asia illegal logging outstrips legal logging, and large quantities of this timber finds its way

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    Contrabando, Corte Ilegal de Madeira e Corrupção em Moçambique

    Reports & Research
    March, 2016

    Este relatório apresenta os dados detalhados de um trabalho feito por investigadores da EIA em Moçambique e apontando as discrepâncias dos dados do comércio de madeira, este relatório providencia provas convincentes sobre como a demanda insaciável da China por madeira está diretamente conduzindo ao corte ilegal e ao contrabando de madeira em Moçambique, roubando deste país empobrecido recursos significantes.

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