Burma’s Ministry of Environmental Conservation and Forestry announced six months ago that a ban on the export of raw timber will go into effect on 1 April 2014. The Myanmar Timber Merchants Association has requested that foreign timber merchants cooperate with the government to stop illegal exports.
The Burmese government has announced a policy that will stop the export of raw timber starting next April. Environmentalists say the decision could save Burma’s forests. Burma is one of[…]