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GROUNDBREAKING JAPANESE NANO MASK OFFERS CONSUMERS BETTER SKIN PROTECTION



JAPAN’S Kao Corp has unveiled the first cosmetics product that makes use of its cutting-edge Fine Fibre Technology to moisturise and protect the skin. A Biomimesis Veil product will be added to the cosmetics giant’s Sensai prestige brand in Japan from December 4, with launches in other markets to follow.…

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TECHNOLOGY COULD BE THE SOLUTION FOR PUSHING ML&TF OUT OF VIRTUAL CURRENCIES, SAY EXPERTS



Robust international enforcement of revised AML guidance will improve current weaknesses in cryptocurrency compliance, according to financial services analysts.

Current figures indicate about 3,000 separate cryptocurrencies being traded with a value of USD221 billion, according to Yahoo Finance on October 8.

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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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FATF INTERVIEW – PLENARY – FATF GETS KEY BACKING FOR BOOSTING IMPELMENTATUIN OF ITS STANDARDS



UNDER the current Chinese presidency, global anti-money laundering body FATF has had strong support for its desire to boost the implementation of the AML/CFT policies and laws included in its recommendations. Money Laundering Bulletin interviewed FATF’s executive secretary David Lewis to explore how his organisation and been pushing improvements to supervision of AML/CFT to ensure its expert advice delivers on stemming dirty and terror money flows.…

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INDIAN APPAREL EXPORTS RISE – BUT EXPECTED TO FALL BACK IN AUGUST SAYS MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIAITON



SALES of Indian apparel exports continue to be sluggish even after registering a 11% growth in July compared to June this year, after three months of continuous decline. According to a monthly newsletter issued by the Clothing Manufacturers Association of India on October 5, India exported USD1.36 billion’s worth of apparel in July, which was also 7% more than July 2018.…

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GERMAN STATE GOVERNMENT REGULATORS UNDER FIRE IN MEAT HEALTH SCANDAL



Germany’s Federal Ministry for Food and Agriculture (BMEL – Bundesministerium für Ernährung und Landwirtschaft) has summoned its state-level (länder) counterparts for crisis talks following revelations that listeria-infested meat products have killed three people and made another 37 sick. These were made by from Twistetal, Hesse-based Wilke Waldecker Fleisch- und Wurstwaren.…

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EU/WTO INTERNATIONAL REGULATORY ROUND UP – NEW EU COMMISSION PLOTS LABELLING REFORMS



THE NEW European Commission, which is now expected to assume office on December 1, is expected to push the further harmonisation of European Union (EU) food labelling rules regarding nutrition. Incoming EU health commissioner, Stella Kyriakides, of Cyprus, said she wanted to see the Commission act against pack claims declaring that products were healthy when they contained “a high level of sugar, fat or salt”.…

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CHINA MOVES TOWARDS EXPANDED GREENER DISTRICT HEATING



DISTRICT heating is an efficient way to provide heat, that can reduce carbon emissions compared to individual property-based heating. So, it is maybe heartening to learn that the Chinese central government and its municipalities are both growing district heating and encouraging the use of cleaner energies to power them.…

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INTERNATIONAL REGULATORY ROUND UP - NEW EUROPEAN COMMISSION MAY PUSH HARMONISATION OF SUGAR FOOD LABELLING



THE INCOMING European Commission may seek to further harmonise European Union (EU) food labelling rules on sugar content. This pledge comes from the nominee for new EU health commissioner, Stella Kyriakides, a Cypriot parliamentarian, whose EU role includes being responsible for food safety and standards.…

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JAPAN’S PAINT AND COATINGS SECTOR REMAINS IN THE DOLDRUMS



Japan’s sluggish paint and coatings industry is showing little indication of a dramatic up-tick in its fortunes, despite domestic giants looking to innovative new products and acquiring some major players in overseas markets to drive future growth.

And with a worsening trade war between China and the United States threatening to tip the global economy into recession, on top of a deepening bilateral dispute with South Korea, a major market for Japanese paint, analysts suggest the next few years may be challenging for the sector. …

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