FSC investigates Paulownia wood supply chain in Asia

Following an extensive investigation into Paulownia wood supply chains, FSC has taken initial action against a number of companies that were found to have traded non-certified Paulownia as FSC certified. These companies are subject to termination or suspension of their trademark licenses or further investigations. An investigation involving Assurance Services…

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U.S. and China reach “phase one” trade deal

Chinese wood products will continue to face 25% tariffs, according to a phase one trade agreement reached Friday between China and U.S. According to a statement by the United States Trade Representative, some $250 billion in Chinese-made goods will continue to face tariffs of 25%. This third round of tariffs,…

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