HOW MYANMAR TIMBER IS TRAFFICKED THROUGH ITALY TO THE REST OF EUROPE DESPITE EU LAWS

A report from the Environmental Investigation Agency for September says that an undercover investigation has exposed how an entire industry of Italian companies has continued to profit from the sale of valuable timber from Myanmar, even while many other countries have cracked down on the trade and European authorities agree that importing Myanmar timber is a violation of the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR).

https://eia-international.org/wp-content/uploads/The-Italian-Job-2021-SPREADS.pdf

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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