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Saba airport before repairs took place. Photo by INS

WORLD’S SMALLEST COMMERCIAL RUNWAY REBUILT – IN SABA, DUTCH CARIBBEAN

The runway spans just 400 metres overlooking steep cliffs serving an island which is a dormant volcano with few stretches of flat land. The operator, Saba’s island government, has said…

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UK BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP VOTE ALARMS OVERSEAS TERRITORIES

…(in 2016). See https://www.eso.ky/app/webroot/data/files/Pie%20Chart-GDP%20Share%20by%20Industry%202016.pdf The 60,765 islanders have a USD48,314 annual GDP-per-head lifestyle. *These incomes far exceed those of many Caribbean independent countries lacking such offshore finance expertise. The annual…

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IRISH MEAT EXPORTERS EYE DIRECT SHIPPING ROUTES TO EUROPE

…which began operating between Dublin, the Belgian port of Zeebrugge and the Dutch port of Rotterdam, in October 2017. MII said that “[Irish] exporters welcome such developments and see them…

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SLUGGISH UK PAINT AND COATING MARKET SET FOR REBOUND, THANKS TO GROWING AUTO SECTOR

…In 2017, Dutch giant AkzoNobel acquired UK-based Flexcrete Technologies Ltd, further expanding its industrial as well as aerospace and automotive coatings output. Such takeovers do not necessarily depress innovation. AkzoNobel…

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NEW CALEDONIA TO INTRODUCE NEW EU AML LAWS, DESPITE BEING OUTSIDE EU

…Polynesia and Martinique (in the Caribbean), saw “a sharp rise” in submissions of suspicious transaction reports (STRs) in 2016 compared to 2015 – with AML/CFT reports from French overseas territories…

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EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT APPROVES TOUGHER RULES AGAINST MONEY LAUNDERING

Dutch Green MEP Judith Sargentini. Also welcoming the vote, the European Commission’s first vice-president Frans Timmermans, vice-president Valdis Dombrovskis and commissioner for justice, consumers and gender equality, Věra Jourová, said…

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SOUTH AFRICA AVIATION BIOFUEL PROJECT STALLS OVER POLITICAL FEEDSTOCK SOURCING DEBATES

…AltAir Fuels and supplied by Dutch-based sustainable jet fuel manufacturer SkyNRG, with Project Solaris itself based in Limpopo, northern South Africa. The SAA and Mango flights carried 300 passengers from…

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SINT MAARTEN AIRPORT OPENS TEMPORARY DEPARTURES HALL AS HURRICANE REPAIRS TO OLD TERMINAL CONTINUE

PRINCESS Juliana International Airport, the Sint Maarten-based north-east Caribbean hub, which suffered heavy damage from last September’s Hurricane Irma, has opened an air-conditioned temporary departures pavilion. A temporary arrivals pavilion…

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ACCA-QUALIFIED CARIBBEAN AIRLINE BOSS STEERS HER COMPANY TOWARDS RECOVERY FROM MAJOR HURRICANE LOSSES

Joined CIBC (now FirstCaribbean International Bank) (NOTE TO EDITOR – NO SPACE BETWEEN ‘FIRST’ AND ‘CARIBBEAN’ in Barbados as special projects manager, finance *1992 – Appointed group financial controller and…

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BENELUX COSMETICS MARKET STILL STRONG BUT SALES CHANNELS ARE SHIFTING, SAY EXPERTS

…over 2015 figures. Belgium and Luxembourg consumers spent an average EUR175/capita on cosmetics, toiletries and perfumes in 2016, EUR11 more than their Dutch neighbours (EUR164/capita). For 2016, Belgium (population 11.4…

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