Non-Standardised Laws Hinder Sarawak Timber Exporters' Bid to Comply | WWF

Non-Standardised Laws Hinder Sarawak Timber Exporters' Bid to Comply



Posted on 30 March 2012
From the Sun Daily: KUCHING -The lack of standardised laws pertaining to timber legality in different countries has made it difficult for exporters of the commodity in Sarawak to comply. Sarawak Timber Association (STA) chairman, Datuk Wong Kie Yik today said each consumer country had its own unique laws, to exclude illegal timber products from their respective markets. "These different measures are often unclear and enormously difficult to implement due to different measures and shifting goalposts," he said at the opening of STA's annual general meeting here.
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