Importers complying with Lacey Act

Russell, Thomas
July 2010
Furniture/Today;7/12/2010, Vol. 34 Issue 43, p1
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the insights of furniture importers on complying with the amended Lacey Act. According to importers, the amended law involves another bulk of paperwork that provides documentation of products. Mark Smith, president of Emerson et Cie., says that compliance with the act is an issue of trust to company's source factories. It says that the act aims to restrict illegal logging by disallowing illegally harvested woods in case goods and upholstery frames manufacturing.


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