Trade timber online

BVRio Responsible Timber Exchange is a negotiations platform to promote the trading of timber products from legal and or certified sources (ex., FSC™) creating transparency, efficiency, and liquidity to this market. The platform has an in-built risk assessment system to assist users in conducting the due diligence of each of the timber consignments traded.


BVRio Responsible Timber Exchange was designed to facilitate compliance with the requirements of export markets of the US (Lacey Act) and the European Union, and to promote the FLEGT Action Plan. prod-compr

The EU Timber Regulation, for instance, requires that importers conduct due diligence on the products they import:
1) to identify their origin, 2) to conduct a risk assessment, and 3) to mitigate the risks identified.
BVRio Responsible Timber Exchange and its Due Diligence and Risk Assessment tools were designed to facilitate this process.

due diligence and risk assessment

The System conducts a risk analysis of wood products along its supply chain, from point of production to final buyer. All information and documentation are stored in the system, using blockchain technology, and can be made available for independent auditing.

Available free of charge for participants to analyse the risks associated with their timber products.

Complementary services

Contract additional services to add value to transactions.

BVRio can assist market participants to obtain quotations for services that help them to add value and meet the requirements of every transaction.

Services include the contracting of insurance, receivables financing, quality control, field audits, supply chain traceability, and any type of logistics and exporting services. Through partnerships, we can also assist you in contracting timber processing and drying services.

Buyers can also request quality control and timber classification services, to be performed in the country of origin.

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  • quality control

    Conducted by experienced timber classifiers.

  • Field audits

    Engage specialised forest auditors to verify your chain of custody and assist you in the due diligence of your timber products.


    Accounts receivable finance using your timber supply contracts as collateral.


    Contract for all integrated logistics, exporting processes, dispatch, and handling, from specialised service providers.

News about the sector

Follow the latest news on timber legality and trade.

Databases stored using blockchain technology.


Advisory board

The Timber Exchange and its Due Diligence and Risk Assessment was developed with inputs from a series of organisations. An advisory board was created with individuals from the following organisations.

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