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PLAIN PAPER PACKAGING RULES GROW – BUT INDUSTRY FAR FROM CONVINCED THAT THEY ARE EFFECTIVE



PLAIN packaging rules, or approximations, are growing around the world, but the tobacco sector still argues that these controls are over-reaches that do not reduce smoking and instead encourage counterfeiting and smuggling.

Since January 2017, French smokers have been buying non-branded packs of cigarettes, seeing only a warning picture with text about how tobacco consumption affects people’s health, along with the name of the manufacturer in a simple typeface.…

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SOUTH ASIAN DEMAND FOR PAINTS AND COATINGS GROWS, BUT REGIONAL TRADE STILL NEEDS DEVELOPMENT



THE PAINT and coatings industry in south Asia maybe thriving, but regional trade between countries is not – being restricted to exports of pigments, resins, solvents and additives from India to its neighbouring countries. Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Maldives, Bhutan and Afghanistan, as well as regional giant India, are all members of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), but they import most of their paint and coating raw materials.…

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SOUTH ASIA COSMETICS MARKET CONTINUES TO GROW AS MIDDLE CLASS TASTES EXPAND



SOUTH Asia’s growing personal care product sector is of increasing importance to international brands, with growing middle classes among vast populations creating a honeypot market with consumers, many accustomed to English-language marketing.

As the region’s hub and overwhelmingly most populous country, India’s beauty and personal care industry will generate sales worth USD13.3 billion in 2016, growing by 14.2% year-on-year, according to UK-based market research firm Euromonitor International.…

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IN EARTHQUAKE-STRICKEN NEPAL, INTERNATIONAL EMERGENCY RESPONSE NURSES HAVE TOUGH TIME ACCESSING VICTIMS



In the dozen or so days after a devastating earthquake killed more than 8,000 across Nepal on April 25, many major international search and rescue teams came and left, but they have been followed by a second wave of emergency response nurses belonging to smaller non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and even nurses volunteering alone.…

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NEPAL MEAT INDUSTRY DEVASTATED BY EARTHQUAKE



Authorities in the earthquake-stricken Kathmandu have banned the sale of meat and the slaughtering of livestock including poultry across the Nepali capital, because of concerns about disease. Meat traders in the rest of Nepal have already been affected by falling sales and depressed prices.…

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ROW OVER INDIA-BANGLADESH JUTE TRADE COULD BECOME BITTER



A dispute over the amount of Bangladesh-made jute being exported to India is increasing tensions between the two countries who are accusing each other of unfair trade practices, while at the same time subsidising their industries.
“The import [of jute from Bangladesh] is rising every year and it is a matter of concern,” Santosh Gangwar, India’s minister for textiles told the Lok Sabha, the lower house of the Indian parliament in March.…

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ADB TO HELP SOUTH ASIA SLOW SPREAD OF LIVESTOCK DISEASES



The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is to work with the Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction to help south Asian nations slow the spread of livestock diseases.

In India, livestock sector losses from foot-and-mouth disease alone are estimated at around USD4.5 billion a year, according to the ADB.…

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NEPAL’S CHYANGRA PASHMINA SET TO GROW



NEPAL pashmina fibre is “exotically delicate, weightless and the finest natural insulation fibre of the world,” according to the Nepal Pashmina Industries Association’s (NPIA) general secretary Vijoy Kumar Dugar. This reputation has helped Nepal producers carve out a niche markets for pashmina knitwear and traditional shawl exports.…

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NEPAL’S RMG EXPORTS RISE BECAUSE OF WEAKER CURRENCY



NEPAL’S ready-made garment exports shot up by 17.8% during the first two months of the country’s current fiscal year starting July 16 due to currency depreciation, the Garment Association of Nepal (GAN) has claimed.

The increase follows a 10-12% fall in exports in the last fiscal year (2012-3), GAN general secretary Ashok Kumar Agrawal told just-style.…

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NEPAL: GARMENT SECTOR EYES MARKET DIVERSIFICATION AFTER RECORD EXPORT DROP



NEPAL’S ready-to-wear garment sector wants to diversify its target markets away from a past reliance on America, prompted a slump in exports, which have fallen by more than half over the past five years. The Garment Association Nepal (GAN) general secretary Ashok Kumar Agrawal blamed decreasing demand from American consumers and told just-style the industry is hoping to “diversify export markets to Australia, Canada and Japan, making use of duty free privileges while increasing exports to the EU,” where they enter duty free under the Everything But Arms deal.…

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