Criteria met: High volume (globally threatened)
Principal trade term to the EU: bark
Percentage of global trade to the EU: 93%
Principal source: wild
Top EU importer: France
Top Trading Partner: Uganda
CITES Appendix: II
IUCN Status: Vulnerable
EU imports in 2010 primarily consisted of wild-sourced bark traded for commercial purposes (129,600 kg), all of which was imported directly from Uganda by France. Imports of wild-sourced bark reported by weight decreased by 79% between 2009 and 2010.
The SRG formed a positive opinion for specimens from Uganda on 02/12/2008, which was reconfirmed on 23/02/2012, following information provided by Uganda on the scientific basis for increasing its annual export quota in 2011 to 176,179 kg.