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INTERNATIONAL HE ACCESS DAY CONFERENCE HEARS HOW WELL-MEANING COMMITMENTS NEED PRACTICAL SOLUTIONS AND MONEY



 

INTERNATIONAL collaboration, financial and strategic support and government policy consistency that endures beyond changes in political administrations are vital to maintain accelerating global gains in access to higher education, delegates at an international conference in Scotland were told this week.…

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QUALITY, PRICE AND DESIGN – THEY ALL DRIVE EXPANSION IN COLOMBIA’S DIGITAL TEXTILE PRINT MARKET



THE DIGITAL textile printing industry and market in Colombia is growing at steadfast pace, with local demand propelled by boutique fashion brands and publicity. However, the increased costs and upfront investment involved in creating digital printing means that traditional finishing techniques are still common in this South American manufacturing hub.…

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LATIN AMERICA’S PERSONAL CARE PRODUCT MARKETS REMAIN IN THE DOLDRUMS AS ECONOMIES PERFORM POORLY



IT has been another subdued year for the beauty and personal care product market in Latin America, as the region’s economy underperforms yet again after six years of deceleration (and in some countries outright recession), keeping a lid on sales growth. …

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TOBACCO COMPANIES BID TO REDUCE THEIR CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACT



EVERY manufacturing and agricultural industry has an impact on climate change – and the tobacco sector is no different. Faced with long-standing criticism of the health impact of its products, the tobacco industry is now facing attacks that its work generates carbon emissions and hence climate change.…

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WOLLASTONITE OFFERS GREAT POTENTIAL AS BASE FOR DEVELOPING CARBON EMISSIONS REDUCTION TECHNOLOGY



WOLLASTONITE has been described by a Canadian producer as “a white mineral for a greener world,” and it seems governments, businesses and industries agree – with wollastonite is set to see increased market growth in its traditional uses plus a new focus on its powerful qualities to help tackle climate change.…

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WOLLASTONITE OFFERS GREAT POTENTIAL AS BASE FOR DEVELOPING CARBON EMISSIONS REDUCTION TECHNOLOGY



WOLLASTONITE has been described by a Canadian producer as “a white mineral for a greener world,” and it seems governments, businesses and industries agree – with wollastonite is set to see increased market growth in its traditional uses plus a new focus on its powerful qualities to help tackle climate change.…

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EU/WTO REGULATORY ROUND UP – EU TRANSFAT REGULATION RELEASED



 

THE EUROPEAN Commission has passed a new European Union (EU) regulation that will limit the amount of trans-fats that can be present within food products sold across the EU from April 2021.

This new rule, authorised under powers already granted to the EU executive, will impose a maximum limit of trans-fats of 2 grams per 100 grams of fat, excluding naturally-occurring animal origin trans-fats.…

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CANADIAN TOBACCO COMPANIES TO APPEAL RULING THEY FAILED TO WARN SMOKERS ABOUT CIGARETTE HEALTH RISKS



CANADIAN tobacco majors have sought creditor protection after the Quebec Court of Appeal upheld two class action rulings, warning appellants Imperial Tobacco Canada Ltd, Rothmans, Benson & Hedges (RBH) and JTI-Macdonald Corp are liable to pay Canadian dollars CAD13.6 billion (USD10.2 billion) in damages to sick smokers.…

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EXPANSION ANNOUNCEMENTS MARK ROUTES AMERICA CONFERENCE



 

ANNOUNCEMENTS made at the Routes Americas conference for 2019 have demonstrated how the region’s civil aviation sector is expanding and providing more business to airports.

New Canadian low-cost carrier Jetlines, for example, unveiled plans to put conference host Quebec City on its route network when it begins operating later this year.…

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INTERNATIONAL REGULATORY ROUND UP – WTO DISPUTES PANELS WILL ASSESS EU RETALIATORY DUTIES ON USA KNITWEAR EXPORTS



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), on US knitwear exports, imposed in response to America’s controversial steel and aluminium tariffs, break WTO rules.…

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