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DIGITAL TEXTILE PRINTING GROWS IN EGYPT DESPITE STRUGGLE TO COMPETE AGAINST CHINESE SUPPLIERS



Digital textile printing is growing in Egypt with companies acquiring new machines and a major new player entering the market to take advantage of low labour costs and the country’s geographical proximity to buyers in Africa and Europe. Domestic demand for digitally printed textile products, however, has been sluggish, while exporters are struggling to remain price competitive compared to Chinese competitors.…

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AMAZONIA'S DESTRUCTION COULD STALL THE EU-MERCOSUR DEAL’S BOOST TO TEXTILE TRADE WITH BRAZIL



AFTER 20 years of negotiations the European Union (EU)-Mercosur trade deal, which has boosted hopes for increased textile trades with Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay is at risk of being blocked ahead of its ratification.

Furious about ongoing deforestation and wildfires in Amazonia, EU countries, including influential countries France and Ireland, have warned that they are ready to block the deal because of alleged breaches by Brazil of its international environmental commitments.…

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CANADIAN AUTO EXPORTS TO EUROPE ON THE RISE



WITH Canadian auto exports to the USA falling in 2018 and the new USMCA trade agreement between the USA, Mexico and Canada still unratified (only Mexico has done so), the Canadian auto sector has been eyeing Europe for overseas sales.

A report from the Canadian government’s chief economist released in June (2019) gave grounds for optimism as regards future EU sales.…

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VIETNAM’S CAR IMPORTS SURGE AS THAILAND, INDONESIA-BASED MANUFACTURING FINALLY COPES WITH RED TAPE – INDICATING MAJOR POTENTIAL AS FUTURE MARKET



A sharp increase in imports of cars into Vietnam has underlined how this south-east Asian country of 96 million people, could become a major auto market, especially as Vietnamese drivers move from motorcycles to cars.

At present, the motorcycle is king in Vietnam.…

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GERMANY TO PROD AUTOMAKERS INTO INVESTING IN BANGLADESH



THE GERMAN government has signalled that it could encourage its luxury carmakers to establish plants in Bangladesh, especially if the south Asian country invests in its energy, power and transport infrastructure.

“We agreed it would be great if a German carmaker would invest in Bangladesh,” Peter Fahrenholtz, German ambassador to Bangladesh tweeted, after a meeting with Bangladeshi finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal in the capital Dhaka on September 9 (2019).…

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TUNISIA AND FRANCE COMBINE FORCES TO LAUNCH NEW UNIVERSITY FOR FRANCOPHONE AFRICA AND MEDITERRANEAN



TUNISIA is partnering with France to open a new university based in the north African country offering teach business skills and provide degrees that will help build sustainably growing economies in Africa.

The Franco-Tunisian University for Africa and the Mediterranean (UFTAM – Université Franco-Tunisienne pour l’Afrique et la Méditerranée) is the first structural academic collaboration between France and Tunisia – http://uftam.net/.…

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ERASMUS+ SPENDING ON AFRICAN UNIVERSITIES IS RISING – WITH HOPE EXPANSION WILL CONTINUE



THE EUROPEAN Commission – the European Union (EU) executive – has claimed its Erasmus+ higher education exchange initiative is significantly boosting tertiary studies for African students and academics, with 8,500 Africans benefiting this year (2019).

In a report on the programme, which has been hailed as a flagship of the EU’s positive international impact, the Commission said that this figure was poised to keep growing, so that it will have helped more than 35,000 African students and academics by 2020.…

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BRITAIN MUST CLEAN UP ITS AML ACT OR RISK BECOMING ROGUE JURISDICTION OFFSHORE EUROPE – TI REPORT



ANTI-GRAFT group Transparency International (TI) has called on the UK government to comprehensively overhaul British anti-money laundering controls, arguing that the country risks becoming a jurisdiction notorious for weakness in fighting financial crime.

Noting Britain’s likely exit from the European Union (EU), TI warned its government must ensure its businesses meet “the highest possible” anti-crime standards.…

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WILL 6AMLD STOP EU CRIMINALS SHOPPING AROUND FOR BEST REGIME?



The new so-called European Union (EU) sixth anti-money laundering directive that harmonises penalties for money laundering across the bloc is a key back up to the EU’s existing AML legislation. While dubbed the sixth anti-money laundering directive (6AMLD), Directive (EU) 2018/1673 on combating money laundering by criminal law (https://eur-lex.europa.eu/eli/dir/2018/1673/oj

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NICARAGUA BOOSTS T-SHIRT SALES TO THE EU, BUCKING A DECLINE IN OVERALL APPAREL EXPORTS



Nicaragua, a leading apparel producer in Central America, has been suffering a decline in revenue on exports to the European Union (EU) this year, expect for one category that is bucking the trend: T-shirts.
According to the EU statistical office Eurostat, total revenue from the country’s apparel and footwear exports to the region dropped 6.8% to EUR178.2 million in the first half of 2019 from EUR191.2 million in the same period in 2018.…

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