Agriculture ministry gathers ideas for timber regulations

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) is calling for ideas to create a draft decree that establishes a system of regulations ensuring Vietnam’s legal timber and wood products qualify for import and export.

The ideas are expected to come from relevant ministries and sectors, experts and the public. 

The draft decree will include criteria and procedures for the classification of timber exporting enterprises and timber products, and for tracing the origins of imported wood. It will consist of seven chapters and 28 articles.

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