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ASIAN REGULATORY ROUNDUP – SMALLER JAPANESE PAINT IMPORTERS OFFERED EXEMPTION FROM CHEMICAL DECLARATION LAW



IMPORTERS of paints into Japan have been given four time-windows in 2020 to secure ‘small volume permits’ under which coatings can be brought into Japan without any new chemical components being declared to regulators. This special exemption applies to imports of a product into Japan under one tonne per year, says the Japanese Chemical Substances Control Law.…

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INTERNATIONAL REGULATORY ROUND-UP – MEPs LOSE PATIENCE OVER BEE PROTECTION AS EUROPEAN HONEY PRODUCTION CONTINUES TO SUFFER



THE EUROPEAN Parliament has called for a more robust approach to defend European honey production, as bee numbers continue to fall. In a motion supported almost unanimously, the EP’s environment committee has called for the European Union (EU) Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) – which is now under review – to include active steps on reducing pesticide use, which MEPs blame for honey bee deaths.…

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INDONESIA TO INNOVATE IN RAYON PRODUCTION AS IT SEEKS INDUSTRY 4.0 COMPETITIVE EDGE



INDONESIA is seeking to diversify its fibre production, developing new ways of utilising this country’s significant biomass to produce fibres such as rayon to create low-cost and quality clothing and achieve global competitiveness, the country’s industry ministry has told WTiN.com.

“The Indonesian textile and clothing sector is headed in a new direction, with rayon serving as a substitute for cotton,” said Muhdori, the ministry’s director of the textile, leather and footwear industry.…

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ASEAN TEXTILE MANUFACTURING CENTRES UPGRADING BACKWARD LINKAGE TECHNOLOGIES WITH MILLIONS OF DOLLARS OF IMPORTS



KEY textile manufacturing countries in southeast Asia are investing in new machinery to upgrade their textile technology, boosting backward linkages as they seek to strengthen and update local supply chains, international trade data shows. While that level of investment in imports seems to have declined in 2018, key textile manufacturing Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) bloc countries have been importing millions of dollars of new machinery, helping them make the most of trade deals that can insist in local fabric, yarn and fibre sourcing.…

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NONWOVENS PRODUCTION PICKING UP VOLUME, QUALITY AND DIVERSITY IN BOOMING ASIA PACIFIC REGION



Data by the Asia Nonwoven Fabrics Association (ANFA) shows that nonwovens production in Asia increased by a robust 6.5% year-on-year in 2018, to 5.6 million tonnes. China-based manufacturers were responsible for the bulk of this output, producing 4 million tonnes. However, but India-based production increased at faster pace, at 15.9% up, year-on-year.…

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INTERNATIONAL REGULATORY ROUNDUP - NEW EUROPEAN COMMISSION WILL IMPOSE GREEN COMMITMENTS ON KNITWEAR SECTOR



THE EUROPEAN Union (EU) knitwear sector will be pushed to improve its sustainability within 100 days of a new European Commission taking office, expected to happen on December 1. That is the deadline that a new Commission executive vice-president Frans Timmermans must meet to propose a ‘green deal’ package of reforms, that will include new commitments for EU industries to reduce waste and pollution.…

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EUROPE BRIMS WITH NOVEL FOOD INITIATIVES, BUT REGULATORY CONTROLS CAN BE EXPENSIVE AND RISKY



Novel food ingredients and products are becoming increasingly common in branded products across Europe, finding new markets by offering twists to traditional tastes. These new technologies are enabling manufacturers to identify new untapped taste demands, which many big corporations have missed or failed to develop a product that fits a potential new market.…

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MOODY’S WARNS US/CHINA TRADE WAR MAY FLOOD INDONESIA WITH CHINESE FABRIC – BUT LOCAL MANUFACTURERS SAY THEY ARE READY



THE US-China trade dispute could offer an incentive for Chinese companies to dump textile products into Indonesia, according to a report by Moody’s Investors Service.

But Indonesian textile representatives told WTiN they are confident safeguards are in place to minimise the risk of such dumping.…

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CONSUMERS IN SOUTHEAST ASIA’S GROWING BEAUTY MARKET DEVELOP INCREASINGLY SPECIALISED TASTES



SOUTH-EAST Asia’s beauty and personal care product market continues to grow, with more mature markets in the region demonstrating an increasing preference for natural products.

As might be expected, consumers in the wealthy city state of Singapore are especially keen to spend more money on lines with natural ingredients.…

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HIGH DEMAND FOR TRAINED AML PROFESSIONALS IS KEEPING PAY LEVELS HEALTHY



 

WITH anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) controls becoming ever more comprehensive, strategic and widespread, the demand for trained AML/CFT professionals is growing. Salaries are increasing, as a result. This good compensation reflects the fact that AML work is becoming increasingly demanding because of regulatory requirements, said Michael Harris, director, financial crime compliance, at LexisNexis Risk Solutions.…

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