Implications of the new EU Timber Regulation for public procurement

Public authorities should be aware of the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) and what it means for their procurement of timber and timber products. This article covers the main obligations that public authorities may face under the EUTR and discusses how the EUTR relates to national procurement policies existing in several European countries, which require public authorities to procure legal and/or sustainable timber.

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Published July 1, 2013
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