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SRI LANKAN KNITWEAR SECTOR CONFIDENT IT WILL RIDE OUT CURRENT POLITICAL CRISIS

SRI LANKA’S knitwear industry is insisting that despite the country’s current political turmoil over who should lead its government, its business is operating smoothly, noting that it had managed to maintain commerce during the country’s 26 years-long civil war that ended in 2009.…

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EU MINISTERS AND MEPs STRIKE AGREEMENT OVER EU CADMIUM CAP FOR FERTILISERS

Representatives of the European Parliament and the European Union (EU) Council of Ministers have struck a provisional deal over legislation insisting that the content of cadmium within phosphate fertilisers sold within the EU should be capped at 60 mg/kg.

Under the agreement, which will need to be confirmed by the full European Parliament and Council of Ministers, the limit would apply three years after the new rules enter into force.…

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CHINA’S TRADE WAR WITH AMERICA COULD ACCELERATE CLOTHING AND TEXTILE MANUFACTURING GROWTH IN AFRICA

AFRICAN garment and textile manufacturers have a long way to go to increase capacity, develop the supply chain and diversify overall production away from North Africa, an industry conference staged in Cairo has been told. But while north Africa accounts for more than USD10 billion out the continent’s USD13.54 billion in clothing and textile exports (during 2016, according to international trade data), the much discussed potential of Africa as the world’s next sourcing hub is starting to materialise.…

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MAJOR EUROPEAN DRINKS EXPORTERS WILL SEE GI RIGHTS PRESERVED IN BREXITED UK UNDER NEW WITHDRAWAL DEAL

WINE and other drinks exporters based in the European Union (EU) will be able to rely on their geographical indication protections within the UK even should Britain quit the bloc, as planned on March 29. Indeed, under the draft UK/EU withdrawal agreement released yesterday (Wednesday Nov 14), such protections would continue to be honoured by British regulators even if they are new GIs approved during a proposed transition period, when EU law would continue to apply in Britain, until December 31, 2020.…

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NEW BREXIT WITHDRAWAL DEAL COULD CREATE NON-UK NATIONAL FOOD REGULATOR FOR NORTHERN IRELAND

THE DRAFT UK/European Union withdrawal agreement released yesterday (Wednesday, November 14), could create separate national food regulators for Northern Ireland that are based in a remaining EU member state. A technical annexe to the deal says that “national reference laboratories” with responsibility for advising on a wide range of food legislation in Northern Ireland “shall not be read as including the reference laboratory in the United Kingdom”.…

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RETALIATORY DUTIES ON USA DRINKS EXPORTS CHALLENGED AT WTO

THE WORLD Trade Organisation (WTO) Disputes Settlement Body (DSB) has approved establishing disputes settlement panels ruling on whether retaliatory duties imposed by the European Union (EU), Canada, China, and Mexico on US drinks exports, imposed in response to America’s controversial steel and aluminium tariffs, break WTO rules.…

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CHINA’S TRADE WAR WITH AMERICA COULD ACCELERATE CLOTHING AND TEXTILE MANUFACTURING GROWTH IN AFRICA

AFRICAN garment and textile manufacturers have a long way to go to increase capacity, develop the supply chain and diversify overall production away from North Africa, an industry conference staged in Cairo has been told. But while north Africa accounts for more than USD10 billion out the continent’s USD13.54 billion in clothing and textile exports (during 2016, according to international trade data), the much discussed potential of Africa as the world’s next sourcing hub is starting to materialise.…

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RETALIATORY DUTIES ON USA DRINKS EXPORTS CHALLENGED AT WTO

THE WORLD Trade Organisation (WTO) Disputes Settlement Body (DSB) has approved establishing disputes settlement panels ruling on whether retaliatory duties imposed by the European Union (EU), Canada, China, and Mexico on US drinks exports, imposed in response to America’s controversial steel and aluminium tariffs, break WTO rules.…

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MAJOR EUROPEAN DRINKS EXPORTERS WILL SEE GI RIGHTS PRESERVED IN BREXITED UK UNDER NEW WITHDRAWAL DEAL

 

WINE and other drinks exporters based in the European Union (EU) will be able to rely on their geographical indication protections within the UK even should Britain quit the bloc, as planned on March 29. Indeed, under the draft UK/EU withdrawal agreement released yesterday (Wednesday Nov 14), such protections would continue to be honoured by British regulators even if they are new GIs approved during a proposed transition period, when EU law would continue to apply in Britain, until December 31, 2020.…

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NEW BREXIT WITHDRAWAL DEAL COULD CREATE NON-UK NATIONAL FOOD REGULATOR FOR NORTHERN IRELAND

 

THE DRAFT UK/European Union withdrawal agreement released yesterday (Wednesday, November 14), could create separate national food regulators for Northern Ireland that are based in a remaining EU member state. A technical annexe to the deal says that “national reference laboratories” with responsibility for advising on a wide range of food legislation in Northern Ireland “shall not be read as including the reference laboratory in the United Kingdom”.…

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