Brussels/Luxembourg - The EU Court of Justice decided to impose a daily penalty of EUR 100,000 on Poland if the government continues to defy a ban against logging activities in the EU protected...
Forests cover 30% of Poland’s land area. Nearly all of these are plantations and over 80% are state-owned. The country’s forest area increased at an annual rate of 0.2% between 1990 and 2015 (FAO, 2015). As an EU Member State, Poland is required to implement the EU Timber Regulation, which came into force in March 2013.