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SE ASIA BEAUTY SECTOR LOOKS TO ESCAPE COVID 19

THE PERSONAL care product sector in south-east Asia has been looking ahead to how it emerges from the Covid-19 crisis, which has hit this diverse region in differing ways.

According to Finland-based Global Research & Data Services, sales of personal care products in Malaysia’s 31.6 million people market last year (2019) were worth USD557 million, based on UN data.…

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NORDIC BEAUTY MARKET HIT BY COVID-19, BUT FUNDAMENTAL STRENGTHS REMAIN

All five countries are also developed economies, whose consumers have money to keep their personal care product traders afloat.

According to Finland-based Global Research & Data Services, sales of personal care products in Norway’s 5.3 million people market last year (2019) were worth USD700 million, based on UN data.…

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FINNISH FAST FOOD CHAIN HESBURGER TAKES ON THE CHALLENGES OF EAST EUROPEAN MARKETS

Turku-based Hesburger is now building sales in Belarus, having announced it would move into this country in 2017. This follows launches in Ukraine in 2015, and Bulgaria in 2016. Having branched abroad into Estonia first in 1996, now has 207 overseas outlets in eight countries (also including Russia, Latvia, Lithuania, as well as Germany, close to 271 it has in Finland.…

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SWISS GOVERNMENT NIXES GENEVA AIRPORT BIOFUEL SCHEME

THE SWISS government has decided not to fund project facilitation for a biofuel pilot project at Geneva airport to replace at least 1% of its jet fuel supplies with biofuel supplied by Finland oil refiner and marketer Neste Oyj. The company said it could not proceed as a result of the decision, which followed consultation by the Swiss federal government about the project, scheduled to start operations later this year (2018).…

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ONLY 11 MAJOR EXPORTING COUNTRIES PUNISH COMPANIES FOR GRAFT

A new report from Transparency International has found that only 11 major exporting countries in the world significantly punish companies that pay bribes abroad. The report, called ‘Exporting Corruption’, also found that more than half of world exports come from at least 33 jurisdictions, including several European Union (EU) member states, where companies that export corruption along with their goods and services face weak consequences. …

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EU ROUND UP – EU FRAUD MAYBE DECLINING, BUT MILLIONS OF EUROS LOST TO SCAMS EVERY YEAR

THE CONTINUED vulnerability of European Union (EU) revenue collection and spending to fraud has been brought into sharp relief by a new European Commission statistical analysis on financial crime.

That said, a working paper noted that in terms of revenue through external import duties (called ‘own resources’ in EU jargon) detected fraud cases involving EUR10,000 or more alone in 2017 indicates losses have been falling – but still to EUR76 million.…

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SHIPPING SWITCHES ON TO BATTERY POWER

REGULATORY and other pressures are behind a recent international surge in construction of electric vessels.

Using battery-electric power instead of traditional fuels such as marine diesel to drive a ship’s propulsion and/or operate its equipment can reduce greenhouse gases and lessen health, safety and environmental risks, particularly when vessels are in or near port.…

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ENERGY CLUSTERS ARE THE WAY FORWARD IN EU INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS, EXPERTS SAY

SUPPORTERS of the European Union (EU) as a political concept stress how it has the vision, and the money, to promote energy projects of common interest (PCIs) between its (for now) 28 member states. Their goal is to promote an effective continent-wide energy market that offers European citizens more security in their supply of gas, electricity and to a lesser extent oil.…

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HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT ARE AT THE FOREFRONT OF THE NORDIC’S PAINTS AND COATINGS INDUSTRY AND MARKET

CONSUMERS in Nordic countries commonly prefer quality environment-friendly products and the paint and coatings sector is no exception.

Denmark is a case in point, being home to major Hempel A/S, which launched its advanced water-based technology range of decorative paints under the Crown Trades brand in January 2017, group president and CEO Henrik Andersen told PPCJ.…

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EURO 18 MILLION INTERNATIONAL MAIL ORDER SCAM PROBE YIELDS 19 ARRESTS

A CRACKDOWN coordinated by European Union (EU) police and judicial cooperation authorities, Europol and Eurojust, has caught a network of online scammers responsible for stealing some EUR18 million, with a total 19 arrests. With the ringleader in Cyprus and members in Estonia, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Switzerland, Ukraine and the UK, the gang was behind over 35,000 online fraud cases detected since 2012 in a six-year long probe called Operation Warenagent, managed by the public prosecution office of Dresden, and the Saxon state office of criminal investigation, both in Germany, and the Vilnius public prosecutor, in Lithuania.…

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