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US COTTON EXPORTERS FRET OVER TURKEY CURRENCY COLLAPSE AND TRADE DISPUTE WITH WASHINGTON



A senior figure in the American cotton industry has told just-style of his concern that Turkey’s collapsing currency and trade disputes with the US government will cause it to import less US-made cotton.

The Turkish lira – TRY has dropped in value by 45% this year – indeed last September 12, USD1 bought TRY3.43, this September 11, it bought TRY6.43.…

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CINTE 2018 SHOWS HOW CHINA TECHNICAL TEXTILE AND NONWOVENS SECTOR IS GROWING IN IMPORTANCE



The latest edition of the biannual China International Trade Fair for Technical Textiles and Nonwovens (Cinte Techtextil China), held September 4-6, in Shanghai, showed how Chinese manufacturers are more than holding their own in these technically demanding markets.

The fair, a spin-off from the Techtextil show in Germany, attracted a diverse range of some 500 exhibitors from around 20 countries, covering 12 different application areas with protech, mobiltech and geotech, spanning wovens, knits and nonwovens, arguably being most prominent. …

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SHIPPING SWITCHES ON TO BATTERY POWER



REGULATORY and other pressures are behind a recent international surge in construction of electric vessels.

Using battery-electric power instead of traditional fuels such as marine diesel to drive a ship’s propulsion and/or operate its equipment can reduce greenhouse gases and lessen health, safety and environmental risks, particularly when vessels are in or near port.…

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MULTIPLE TRADE DEALS ALWAYS LIMIT GOVERNMENT POLICY FREEDOMS – A POLITICAL TRUTH UNDERMINING BREXITEER ‘CONTROL’ GOALS

BRITAIN is about to embark on a withdrawal from the European Union (EU) that could leave its government with much less control over many policies and laws than at present because the policy’s promoters – dubbed Brexiteers – may have ignored a major contradiction in future trade policy.

They say the UK can forge its own future by negotiating bespoke trade deals that reflect British interests rather than those of Brussels. But the more comprehensive deals Britain strikes, the more its room to manoeuvre will shrink – because all its trading partners (who are also striking deals with each other) will have to agree the same or similar terms for such deals to work.…

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FAST CHARGING SPREADING ACROSS EUROPE



With lower battery and auto prices boosting the battery electric vehicle (BEV) market in Europe, the race is on to ensure there are enough fast-charging stations to satisfy demand. 

The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) warned European Union (EU) lawmakers July 5 that plans to force a continent-wide switch to BEVs through swingeing cuts in CO2 emissions caps for manufacturers, was doomed to fail due to the lack of charging points.…

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DECARBONISATION POSSIBLE BEFORE 2050, SAYS HEAD OF EURELECTRIC



 

EUROPE can meet its goal of cleaning up the power sector several years earlier than by the European Union’s (EU) self-imposed deadline of 2050, according to Kristian Ruby, secretary general of the Union of the Electricity Industry – Eurelectric, the sector association representing the industry at pan-European level.…

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IRELAND’S SERVICE STATION CHAINS ARE RADICALLY CHANGING THE RETAIL SCENE TO A US OUT-OF-TOWN ROAD STOPS



LARGE motorway service areas have become a recent feature of the Irish landscape, with plaza-type facilities incorporating fuel, food and grocery retailers under one roof.  However, the key players in the forecourt market, which is increasingly held by Irish firms Maxol and Applegreen, along with Canadian newcomer Couche-Tard – are now racing to reposition themselves given the Irish government plans by 2030 to end sales of petrol and diesel vehicles.…

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US CLOTHING INDUSTRY MEETS IN WASHINGTON TO DISCUSS RESISTING TRUMP TARIFFS



THE USA’s clothing industry has met in Washington DC to plot tactics designed to push the Trump administration away from a protectionist policy that it regards as potentially damaging for brands, retailers and their consumers.

A trade symposium staged last Thursday (July 12) by the United States Fashion Industry Association (USFIA) united clothing sector executives, compliance chiefs, customs specialists and government affairs managers.…

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ASIA PACIFIC TECHNICAL TEXTILES CONTINUE TO GROW – BULK OUTPUT RISES IN CHINA, WHILE JAPAN AND SOUTH KOREA CHASE NICHES



THE ASIA-Pacific technical textiles sector is still robust – with China’s industry continuing to grow, with bulk products still a focus. Meanwhile, more developed economies such as South Korea and Japan keep honing their output, looking for specialist niches and edges created by innovation.…

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CHINA RESPONDS FAST TO USA TARIFFS – HITTING AMERICAN AUTO SECTOR WITH RETALIATORY DUTIES



CHINA has retaliated swiftly to the USA’s imposition of 25% duties on Chinese automotive exports, announcing matching 25% retaliatory duties the following day (June 16) on a wide range of American exports of cars, SUVs and off-road vehicles, including hybrids and electric autos.…

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