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CHINA’S TRADE WAR WITH AMERICA COULD ACCELERATE CLOTHING AND TEXTILE MANUFACTURING GROWTH IN AFRICA

AFRICAN garment and textile manufacturers have a long way to go to increase capacity, develop the supply chain and diversify overall production away from North Africa, an industry conference staged in Cairo has been told. But while north Africa accounts for more than USD10 billion out the continent’s USD13.54 billion in clothing and textile exports (during 2016, according to international trade data), the much discussed potential of Africa as the world’s next sourcing hub is starting to materialise.…

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CHINA’S TRADE WAR WITH AMERICA COULD ACCELERATE CLOTHING AND TEXTILE MANUFACTURING GROWTH IN AFRICA

AFRICAN garment and textile manufacturers have a long way to go to increase capacity, develop the supply chain and diversify overall production away from North Africa, an industry conference staged in Cairo has been told. But while north Africa accounts for more than USD10 billion out the continent’s USD13.54 billion in clothing and textile exports (during 2016, according to international trade data), the much discussed potential of Africa as the world’s next sourcing hub is starting to materialise.…

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DIGITAL CLOTHING AND TEXTILE SECTOR TECHNOLOGIES EMERGE IN EGYPT AND SOUTH AFRICA – BUT WILL THE REST OF AFRICA FOLLOW SUIT?

DIGITAL production technologies could help African manufacturers pick up business lost by Chinese rivals because of the trade war in the USA, with brands looking to take advantage of the free trade agreements that many African countries have with the USA and Europe.…

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UNINETTUNO – ITALY’S TOP ONLINE UNIVERSITY HARNESSING 3D TECH TO ENHANCE LEARNING

With traditional universities increasingly using web-based learning as a way of recruiting students world-wide, University World News spoke to the head of Italy’s top online university to see how it has developed a successful model for international higher learning

Enrollments for the 2018-2019 school year at the Rome-based International Telematic University, Uninettuno, have exceeded expectations, university rector Maria Amata Garito, shared with UWN: “I can confirm that enrolments have jumped quite a bit this year – up by circa 200% compared to last year,” said Garito.…

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INDONESIA LOOKS TO OPEN NEW TEXTILE MARKETS WITH FREE TRADE PACTS

Indonesia is seeking to open new markets for its textile and garment products – not only are free trade agreements with Australia and fellow Asian countries are on the cards, the industry’s association and the government has announced, but the industry is also targeting African export sales.…

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US MEAT PRODUCERS CONCERNED OVER TRADE WAR – BUT HOPE IT WILL AID A FUTURE DEAL INCREASING BUSINESS

AMERICAN meat exporters are hoping that the Trump administration aggressive trade policy approach towards China will force Beijing to remove non-tariff bureaucratic barriers that depressed sales before this year’s trade war between the two economic giants.

“We’ve already had Chinese tariffs [in the past] and the conversation is about more than just discussion of tariffs,” said Colin Woodall, vice president of government affairs at the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association.…

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AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK PLOTS AMBITIOUS SOLAR ENERGY EXPANSION FOR SAHEL REGION

SOLAR energy in Africa ought to be a no brainer. The continent has lot of sun, and weak electricity supplies, especially in the Sahel and sub-Saharan Africa. And yet, climate finance that has developed since the Paris climate change agreement of 2015, that could help grow green energy in this sunny continent, has not focused on Africa.…

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EU ROUND UP – EU PLANS NEW EXPANDED RESEARCH PROGRAMME – PAINT SECTOR TO BENEFIT, ALTHOUGH UK FIRMS MAY MISS OUT

THE EUROPEAN Union (EU) paint and coating sector will be keeping a close eye on plans to craft a new EUR94.1 billion Horizon Europe research and development programme operating from 2021 to 2027. These major EU research budgets fund innovation in the sector involving companies from different countries within the EU – proposed industry and natural resources priority spending sections in the 2021-27 programme may especially promote paint and coating studies.…

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WHAT COULD A ‘NO-DEAL’ BREXIT MEAN FOR THE EUROPEAN AND UK FOOD INDUSTRY?

UK and remaining European Union (EU) food producers are becoming increasingly anxious about the prospect of Britain crashing out of the EU single market without a replacement trade deal. It is a scenario that could leave British manufacturers facing crippling tariffs, border delays and reams of red tape.…

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REGULATORY CONVERGENCE OF COSMETICS LEGISLATION WILL HAPPEN – BUT SLOWLY, SAY EXPERTS, COSMETICS EUROPE MEETING HEARS

ACHIEVING regulatory convergence in the USD465 billion global cosmetics industry (Euromonitor 2017 figures) is an important long-term goal, industry experts agreed at European personal care product association Cosmetics Europe’s June 13-14 annual conference 2018 in Brussels. Europe is a key market for this industry – providing EUR77.6 billion’s worth of personal care product sales last year, and supporting more than two million jobs, said Cosmetics Europe president Loïc Armand, also president of L’Oréal France.…

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