On 27.04.2021, BMFV held workshop on issue related to potential fraud with imported wood pellets to Japan with 100% FSC Claim which is now under investigation by certification bodies.
BMFV invited several international environmental NGOs, local competent authority, certification body and FSC Vietnam as speakers to discuss above issue at the workshop.
Following the discussion, BMFV strongly recommends and requests FSC Vietnam, certification bodies, importers, Vietnamese wood pellet producers and Japanese competent authorities to take action for improving the current situation.
Summary of the workshop and BMFV’s proposal can be found from the links below.
– Workshop on issues related to potential FSC Fraud (English Version)