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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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RUSSIA’S BEAUTY INDUSTRY IN SUSPENSE OVER LOOMING PERFUME LABELLING



Businesses across the personal care product sector have expressed concern about a comprehensive national digital marking and traceability system that the Russian government plans to comprehensively put in place by 2024. A limited selection of products are being used to trial the system from the New Year and this includes perfumes.…

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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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COMPANIES MUST UNDERTAKE DUE DILIGENCE TO AVOID COMPLICITY IN HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES – CRIMINAL CHARGES MAY BE LEVIED ON SLACKERS, CONFERENCE TOLD



 

Clothing and textile executives attending a New York conference have been told they need to take special care on assessing their supply chains, to ensure they are not tainted with human rights abuses, because not only may the reputational risks be severe – criminal liability may follow.…

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VIETNAM’S CAR IMPORTS SURGE AS THAILAND, INDONESIA-BASED MANUFACTURING FINALLY COPES WITH RED TAPE – INDICATING MAJOR POTENTIAL AS FUTURE MARKET



A sharp increase in imports of cars into Vietnam has underlined how this south-east Asian country of 96 million people, could become a major auto market, especially as Vietnamese drivers move from motorcycles to cars.

At present, the motorcycle is king in Vietnam.…

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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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ELECTRIFICATION OF SHIPS A KEY STEP IN DELIVERING PARIS CLIMATE COMMITMENTS



Described by environmental campaigners as “the elephant in the COP21 negotiations room” when climate change proposals were agreed in Paris during 2015, today – the electrification of shipping is moving ahead apace.

From inland ferries to cargo barges and cruise ships, vessels are being built or retrofitted with renewable power propulsion sources, curbing the shipping industry’s major emissions.…

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BOOM IN NATURAL SKIN CARE BOOSTS THE AUSTRALASIAN COSMETICS MARKET



THE BEAUTY and personal care sectors have performed healthily in Australia and New Zealand throughout the past year, with companies providing consumers with fulfilling experiences, skin care excellence and natural ingredients performing particularly strongly.

The continued growth of beauty and personal care in Australia in 2018 was also driven by the expansion of specialist retailers Mecca and Sephora in premium beauty.…

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VIETNAM’S DIGITAL TEXTILE PRINTING INDUSTRY ADVANCING INTO NEW ERA



VIETNAM has been a major textile production hub for years and, as the country’s government pushes sectors to embrace technology associated with the Industry 4.0 movement, some companies are adapting advanced methods such as digital textile printing.

According to statistics from India-based Mordor Intelligence, Vietnam is the third-largest garment exporter in the world, with the United States, the European Union, Japan and South Korea serving as major destination markets. …

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ASIAN REGULATORY ROUND UP – CHINA IMPOSES RETALIATORY TARIFFS ON US PAINT EXPORTS



THE CHINESE government has from September 1 imposed 5% additional retaliatory duties on US exports of paint to China, in the latest round of the trade war between the two countries. The new tariffs cover products such as polyester, acrylic, ethylene and polyeurathane powdered paints; acrylic, polymer and vinyl liquid paints; and more – see http://gss.mof.gov.cn/zhengwuxinxi/zhengcefabu/201908/P020190823604938915640.pdf…

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