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INTERNATIONAL REGULATORY ROUND UP – EU SUGAR EXPORTS BOOM AFTER PRODUCTION QUOTAS FALL AWAY

BEET and cane sugar exports from the European Union (EU) boomed in 2017, the year production quotas were scrapped (on September 30), according to figures released by the European Commission. They rose by 42.9% year-on-year, up from EUR631 million in 2016 to EUR902 million in 2017.…

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INTERNATIONAL REGULATORY ROUND UP – CHINA KNIT EXPORTERS EXPLOIT EU TRADE LOOPHOLES TO ENTER GREY MARKET

THE EUROPEAN Union’s (EU) financial watchdog, the Court of Auditors, has highlighted concerns about how Chinese knitwear exporters maybe exploiting loopholes in EU customs and VAT controls to evade paying proper amounts of these taxes.

In a report on shortcomings in EU import procedures, the court noted how Chinese traders were abusing EU customs procedure CP42, which allows an importer to bring goods into one EU member state without paying VAT, because they will be sold in another EU country.…

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AUSTRALIA CHALLENGES CANADA WINE TRADING RESTRICTIONS AT THE WTO

Australia has today (January 16) requested formal talks with Canada at the World Trade Organisation (WTO), where it will pressure the Canadian government to liberalise wine trading restrictions in four of Canada’ provinces. These are British Columbia (BC), Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia.…

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ANTI-FRAUD TECHNOLOGY ADVANCES TO PROTECT INDIVIDUALS, COMPANIES IN THEIR VIRTUAL LIVES

TARGETING online fraud as businesses, government and consumers increasingly conduct business and transactions via the Internet is an increasing priority for anti-fraud technology providers.

Real-time identification of potential frauds is a key focus of new systems developed and released in the past year.…

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HK INSTITUTE LAUNCHES NEW PROGRAMME TO MENTOR YOUNG HR HOPEFULS

The programme called ‘”From School To Work” Buddy Programme’, initiated by the Hong Kong Institute of Human Resource Management (HKIHRM), is set to be rolled out in January 2018 – marking the institute’s 40th anniversary.

The six months long programme will offer “one-on-one, peer-to-peer mentoring and coaching for HR students in their final year of study in universities and academic institutions about career aspirations and goals,” HKIHRM president David Li said.…

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THE FUTURE OF BEAUTY IN SAUDI ARABIA

 

Saudi Arabia’s efforts to liberalise its society and economy are positively affecting the local beauty market. Ever since the global plunge in oil prices that led to the shrinking of the state’s budget, the kingdom’s government has embarked upon major economic reform.…

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THE DPRK, THE UNCONTESTED MASTER OF AML CONTROL EVASION

With its history of currency counterfeiting, drug trafficking, proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and the laundering of related proceeds and payments, there is surely no state worldwide that has a worse money laundering track record than that of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK, North Korea).…

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DEPLOY OLDER EMPLOYEES AS BEST WEAPON IN BATTLE SURROUNDING DIGITAL DISRUPTION, EAST ASIAN HR EXPERTS URGE

HUMAN resources experts in Asia have challenged the widely-held belief that recruiting more and more younger ‘digital natives’ who grew up in the Internet age is the best answer to technological developments completely transforming traditional work environments.

Personnel specialists in the tech-innovation-driven economies of Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia believe that an older more experienced workforce might actually be more beneficial to organisations mastering digital development challenges.…

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INVESTMENT AND EDUCATION REQUIRED TO BOOST JOBSEEKERS’ CHANCES

MORE could be done by the Indonesian government to improve the opportunities for job seekers as unemployment figures continue to rise, say HR experts.

While the IT sector is set to drive the economy forward, the skillsets of local would-be employees are still lacking and a push is required towards stepping up education levels, they warned.…

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BALANCE NEEDS TO BE STRUCK BETWEEN AUTOMATED RECRUITMENT PROCESSES AND HUMAN INTERACTION TO ATTRACT BEST CANDIDATES TO ROLES

HUMAN Resources experts across east and southeast Asia need to rethink what can be overly-automated hiring processes, lacking in personal touch, say some experts. Indeed, there is a need to rehumanise the candidate experience, according to a new study which found that too much automation puts off prospective candidates rather than attracts them.…

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