Tag: u-s-lacey-act

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Contundente medida por parte del USTR que abona a las cada vez más serias consecuencias para contrabandistas internacionales de madera.

Read in English Washington DC / Lima, Perú – EIA saluda la medida tomada por el Representante de Comercio de los Estados Unidos (USTR) para bloquear las importaciones de madera a la empresa peruana Inversiones La Oroza durante los próximos tres años. Esta medida se tomó a raíz de un proceso de verificación realizado el […]

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Strong USTR Action Adds to Increasingly Serious Consequences for International Timber Smugglers

Leer en Español Washington DC / Lima, Perú – EIA welcomes the United States Trade Representative’s (USTR) action to deny timber imports for the next three years from Peruvian company, Inversiones La Oroza. This action follows a verification conducted last year, under the Forest Annex of the US-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement, which found that the […]

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Australia Plans to Weaken Ban on Illegal Timber Imports

MELBOURNE – The Australian Government on October 5 released a controversial plan to weaken the Illegal Logging Prohibition Act of 2012 (ILPA). If accepted, wood products from overseas certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) or the Program for Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) would immediately be accepted for import, and be exempt from critical […]

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Leaked EU-Japan Trade Agreement Would Increase Illegal Logging

WASHINGTON, DC – Draft documents published today set the terms for a new trade agreement between the European Union (EU) and Japan (JEFTA) that, in its current form, would likely result in increased illegal logging and timber smuggling, including within Europe’s last remaining virgin forests. The documents, posted to the website trade-leaks.org by Greenpeace, indicate […]

Rolando Navarro
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EIA: Perú debe garantizar la seguridad de ex funcionario forestal y su familia, y verificar el origen legal de exportaciones de madera

To read this release in English, click here. WASHINGTON, DC – A partir de la publicación de hoy de un informe de investigación de Associated Press sobre el comercio de madera ilegal del Perú a los Estados Unidos, la Agencia de Investigación Ambiental (Environmental Investigation Agency – EIA) solicita al Gobierno Peruano que garantice la […]

Rolando Navarro
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EIA: Peru must guarantee safety of former forest inspector and his family, verify legal origin of timber exports

WASHINGTON, DC – Following today’s release of an Associated Press investigation into the illegal timber trade from Peru to the United States, the Environmental Investigation Agency requests the Peruvian government to provide for the safety of former chief forest inspector Rolando Navarro and his family, to ensure he can return to Peru after 15 months […]