EU Regulations Pose Challenges For U.S. Hardwoods

American Hardwood Export Council commented on draft EU deforestation regulations that would require geolocation data for the specific "plot(s) of land" where all regulated materials—including wood—were sourced. This could be challenging for materials sourced from small landowners, typical for U.S. hardwoods. AHEC urges companies that export to Europe to ask their customers to comment on this important issue before it is put to a vote as early as September.



AHEC Comment on EU Deforestation Law (PDF)