Scoping Mission for Import and Export to Savannakhet, Day 2, Consultation meeting of MOIC/DIMEX with PICO Savannakhet and Private Sector on Dissemination of Instruction 0332 and 0981 on Timber Export Procedures


March 30, 2022

  • MOIC/DIMEX informed PICO and companies of requirements of EUTR and need for developing Due Diligence requirements in Lao TLAS
  • Proposal to develop and test Due Diligence requirements together with PICO and importing companies (e.g SunPaper and another company importing natural timber)
  • Outreach of Instruction 0981/MOIC (2021) on export procedures for plantation timber and Instruction 0332/MOIC (2022) on export procedures for natural timber
  • Export permit of plantation timber issued by DICO
  • Exporting of plantation timber is allowed for wood processing factory, import-export company
  • End of 2022, LNSW would apply in Savannakhet