ATIBT promotes the development of a sustainable, ethical and legal industry of tropical timber as a natural and renewable resource, essential for the socio-economic development of producing countries

It strives to :

increase forests’ contribution to the sustainable development in tropical forest countries
support market access for tropical timber that is legally harvested
improve the quality of life of stakeholders and local populations
create added value and create jobs

Dialogue, openness, transparency, integrity, respect, reliability, authenticity, accountability and a sense of public interest represent ATIBT’s core values.

Added to this are an inclination to facilitate things, to encourage continuous improvement and an ongoing commitment to the defence of tropical forest products, with a foundation consisting of the promotion of legality and sustainability.