On the 30th November 2014 the Australian Government introduced new regulations which require Australian timber importers to carry out due diligence on imported timber products. 

The Illegal logging of timber is a significant trade issue, with the estimated global trade being as much as USD $100 Billion per annum.

The AFA commends the Australian Government’s commitment to combating the trade in illegally logged timber, a practice that undermines legitimate operators in Australia and overseas.

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