Beware of scammers in the market

Beware of scammers in the market
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Amidst high demand and restricted legal supplies of products like Siberian Larch and Birch Plywood, we have been made aware of some scam emails being circulated, with timber being offered from Russia at prices and with lead times too good to be true. Some are even claiming to be able...
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birch plywood
TDUK issues warning over Birch Plywood imports
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TDUK, and previously TTF, has always operated the Responsible Purchasing Policy (RPP) due diligence system to maintain the reputation and integrity of the timber supply chains and timber goods being placed on the UK market via our members. This due diligence is particularly relevant now given the situation with Russia...
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Remain vigilant against illegal conflict timber imports
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Timber Development UK is warning members to remain on high alert for illegal imports of conflict timber from Russia and Belarus, amid reports that Russian birch plywood is still being exported to the market via third-party countries. New reports suggest that Russian birch plywood and other conflict timbers are being...
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Import warning - birch plywood from the far east
Import warning – birch plywood from the far east
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A worrying development has emerged in recent weeks as TDUK members have reported increasing offers of Birch Plywood coming from the far east, particularly China.
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Updating members of countries becoming at risk: Ukraine
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On December 9, 2020, the EU Commission issued a joint-enforcement position on Ukraine with the following conclusion: Conclusions of the Competent Authorities for the implementation of the European Timber Regulation (EUTR) on the application of Articles 4(2) and 6 of the EUTR to timber imports from Ukraine stating that Sourcing timber and...
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Clarifying the position of 'Pre-conflict' timber
Clarifying the position of ‘Pre-conflict’ timber
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Providing further clarity on the PEFC and FSC conflict timber classifications.
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How the Ukraine crisis will affect timber imports
How the Ukraine crisis will affect timber imports
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What impact, if any, do this week's events have on the timber sector?
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