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GERMAN STATE GOVERNMENT REGULATORS UNDER FIRE IN MEAT HEALTH SCANDAL



Germany’s Federal Ministry for Food and Agriculture (BMEL – Bundesministerium für Ernährung und Landwirtschaft) has summoned its state-level (länder) counterparts for crisis talks following revelations that listeria-infested meat products have killed three people and made another 37 sick. These were made by from Twistetal, Hesse-based Wilke Waldecker Fleisch- und Wurstwaren.…

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EU/WTO INTERNATIONAL REGULATORY ROUND UP – NEW EU COMMISSION PLOTS LABELLING REFORMS



THE NEW European Commission, which is now expected to assume office on December 1, is expected to push the further harmonisation of European Union (EU) food labelling rules regarding nutrition. Incoming EU health commissioner, Stella Kyriakides, of Cyprus, said she wanted to see the Commission act against pack claims declaring that products were healthy when they contained “a high level of sugar, fat or salt”.…

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HIGH FASHION FOR PENNIES? ROMANIA’S CLOTHING AND TEXTILE WORKERS STILL STRUGGLE TO MAKE ENDS MEET



ECONOMIC data show how Romanian clothing and textile workers are suffering from comparatively low wages, with increases lagging behind employees in other sectors.

Average monthly net wages for workers in Romania’s textile, garment and footwear industry reached Romanian Leu RON 2,280 (USD543) in December 2018, almost a third less than the national average of RON3,770 (USD897), according to statistics from Romania’s National Institute for Statistics (Institutul Național de Statistică – INSSE) and Romania’s National Bank (Banca Națională a României – BNR).…

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HIGH FASHION FOR PENNIES? ROMANIA’S CLOTHING AND TEXTILE WORKERS STILL STRUGGLE TO MAKE ENDS MEET



ECONOMIC data show how Romanian clothing and textile workers are suffering from comparatively low wages, with increases lagging behind employees in other sectors.

Average monthly net wages for workers in Romania’s textile, garment and footwear industry reached Romanian Leu RON 2,280 (USD543) in December 2018, almost a third less than the national average of RON3,770 (USD897), according to statistics from Romania’s National Institute for Statistics (Institutul Național de Statistică – INSSE) and Romania’s National Bank (Banca Națională a României – BNR).…

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EUROPE IN TWO-SPEED SHIFT TO ELECTRIC CARS



Europe’s transition to electric vehicle ownership is developing at two clear speeds, with richer countries headed for mass market penetration in the early to mid 2020s but poorer countries lagging. 

This is posing a regulatory challenge for manufacturers – EV sales have to increase Europe-wide for carmakers to meet tough European Union (EU) CO2 emissions limits.…

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EU ROUND UP – EU TO ESTABLISH NEW ANTI-CYBERCRIME ORGANISATIONS



THE EUROPEAN Union (EU) is expanding its network of cyber-crime expertise, with a view to beefing up intelligence, protections and responses to online criminal attacks, including frauds such as identity theft, as well as hacking.

EU member states and the European Parliament are to start talks establishing from January 2021 a European Cybersecurity Industrial, Technology and Research Centre, pooling European investment in cybersecurity research, technology and industrial development.…

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EU LAUNCHES NEW PROPOSED LAWS TO FIGHT BURGEONING VAT FRAUD



THE EUROPEAN Commission has continued to push reforms to European Union (EU) VAT legislation to boost the fight against VAT fraud. It has tabled a directive and a regulation whose goal is to establish an electronic business portal for VAT declarations allowing companies selling goods online to EU customers to administer their VAT obligations in one e-government system.…

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EIB FUNDS GAS PIPELINE IN ROMANIA



THE EUROPEAN Investment Bank (EIB) is lending EUR50 million – the first tranche of an approved loan of EUR150 million – to Romanian gas utility TRANSGAZ, to finance building a new pipeline linking Romania’s Black Sea shore natural gas resources with its national gas transmission network and the BRUA gas transmission corridor (linking Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary and Austria).…

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DRAFT EU/UK BREXIT DEAL INDICATES HOW LONDON AND BRUSSELS WANT TO CONTINUE ANTI-FRAUD COOPERATION



 

THE DRAFT Brexit agreement that has caused political controversy in the UK, but which the European Union (EU) insists is its final offer, would – if approved – see the immediate retention of much existing cooperation between Britain and the remaining EU.…

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SUITS OFFER PROMISE AS BANGLADESH APPAREL EXPORTERS CHASE BIG TARGET



With China losing its sheen as a low-cost manufacturing heartland, Bangladesh’s clothing exporters are tapping into this opportunity by diversifying into another new higher margin segment — suits.

Senior executives and analysts told just-style how potential larger profits are drawing in major manufacturers, who are now confronting the challenges of building technical knowhow, recruiting skilled labour and attracting global buyers available. …

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