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Indonesia and EU sign deal on illegal timber

Indonesia and the European Union have signed a new agreement aimed at cleaning up the trade in illegally-sourced wood products.

Indonesia is the first country in Asia to sign this sort of deal with the EU, and the largest timber exporter by far.

The EU is a key market for Indonesian forest products.

The BBC's Karishma Vaswani reports from Jakarta.

  • 04 May 2011