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Progress On CITES Rosewood Regulations

According to this article an agreement has been reached which could see musical instruments exempted from the CITES II environmental safeguards. Assuming the proposal is accepted it won’t become law until September 2019 and we probably won’t know the exact … Continue reading

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CITES Update

I called the APHA before Christmas to try to get some concrete info on the future of importing rosewood. The lady I spoke to (after navigating one of the most drawn out automated exchanges ever)  was very helpful. The CITES … Continue reading

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Rosewood Price Increases On The Horizon

This has been discussed on some forums for a few months now, but I finally have something concrete to share. From January 2017 (almost) all species of rosewood will have restrictions imposed on them under CITES regulations. From this announcement … Continue reading

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