1. The Parties agree that bilateral dialogue, cooperation and exchange of information and views on relevant laws, regulations, policies and issues of importance to the production, trade, and consumption of forest products are of mutual interest. The Parties agree to carry out this dialogue, cooperation and exchange in the Bilateral Dialogue on Forest Products, including:
(a) the development, adoption and implementation of relevant laws, regulations, policies and standards, and testing, certification and accreditation requirements and their potential impact on trade in forest products between the Parties;
(b) initiatives of the Parties related to the sustainable management of forests and forest governance;
(c) mechanisms to assure the legal or sustainable origin of forest products;
(d) access for forest products to the Parties or other markets;
(e) perspectives on multilateral and plurilateral organisations and processes in which they participate, which seek to promote sustainable forest management or combat illegal logging;
(f) issues referred to in Article 24.10 (Trade in forest products); and (g) any other issue related to forest products as agreed upon by the Parties.
2. The Bilateral Dialogue on Forest Products shall meet within the first year of the entry into force of this Agreement, and thereafter in accordance with Article 25.1.2.
3. The Parties agree that discussions taking place in the Bilateral Dialogue on Forest Products can inform discussions in the Committee on Trade and Sustainable Development.