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DUTCH CARIBBEAN UNDER SPOTLIGHT OVER MONEY LAUNDERING CONTROL WEAKNESSES

THE DUTCH Caribbean continues to have a weak reputation for fighting money laundering, and to a lesser extent terror financing, with the US 2017 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report (INCSR) highlighting weaknesses in its three autonomous jurisdictions. See https://www.state.gov/documents/organization/268024.pdf

Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten are ‘countries’ within the Kingdom of the Netherlands, with their own prime ministers, while less populous islands Bonaire, St Eustatius (Statia) and Saba are municipalities, with fewer powers vested in their island councils, and the Dutch government being responsible for enforcing international anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) norms.…

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NOODLE CONSUMPTION TO GROW FAST IN INDIA OVER NEXT FIVE YEARS

 

The future holds bright promise for India’s instant noodles segment as it will grow at an average annual rate of about 7% until 2023, predicted consultancy firm Technopak.

This market is so big that all noodle companies can co-exist, Suman Dabas, Technopak’s associate director food and agriculture, told just-food.…

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INSTANT NOODLES HAVE BECOME AN ESTABLISHED PART OF INDIAN FOOD CULTURE – AND SALES ARE GROWING

INSTANT noodles have become one of the most popular ready-to-cook meals in India with marketing campaigns highlighting their cooking convenience and popularity with children.

With annual sales of USD640 million in 2017, this Indian food segment is growing at 13.4% annually, according to data from London-based market analysis company Euromonitor International.…

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HURRICANE IRMA PROMPTS RENEWAL WITHIN CARIBBEAN AIRPORTS

CONTRACTORS at Sint Maarten’s hurricane-battered airport are battling against the clock to complete major repairs by the start of the new tourist season in November.

Princess Juliana International Airport was one of several across the Caribbean pummeled by catastrophic Hurricane Irma in September 2017.…

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PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS KEY TO STOP ILLEGAL USE OF VIRTUAL CURRENCIES, SAY EXPERTS

JOINING expertise from the public and private sector to combat money laundering or terrorism financing (TF) aided by virtual currencies (VCs) is the way forward, financial crime experts told MEPs at the June 18 meeting of the European Parliament’s special committee on terrorism.…

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SINT MAARTEN AIRPORT OPENS TEMPORARY DEPARTURES HALL AS HURRICANE REPAIRS TO OLD TERMINAL CONTINUE

PRINCESS Juliana International Airport, the Sint Maarten-based north-east Caribbean hub, which suffered heavy damage from last September’s Hurricane Irma, has opened an air-conditioned temporary departures pavilion. A temporary arrivals pavilion maybe open by April, as repairs to the airport’s permanent terminal interior, seriously flooded by Irma, continue.…

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ACCA-QUALIFIED CARIBBEAN AIRLINE BOSS STEERS HER COMPANY TOWARDS RECOVERY FROM MAJOR HURRICANE LOSSES

RUNNING a complex international air travel business that recovering from 2017’s devastating hurricane season, Caribbean airline boss Julie Reifer-Jones is having to draw on her near three decades’ experience in senior financial management.

Immaculately presented, in killer heels, Reifer-Jones FCCA is not just the first female CEO of Antigua-based airline LIAT, she is the only female CEO of any airline in the Caribbean.…

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AERONAV DELIVERS NEW ATC TOWER TO HURRICANE-DEVASTATED ANGUILLA

CANADIAN air traffic control specialist Aeronav has supplied a temporary mobile ATC tower at Anguilla’s Clayton J Lloyd International Airport, after the existing facility was damaged by September’s category five storm Hurricane Irma. The Aeronav ANT-57 Mobile Tower System will stay in use until a new permanent tower, now under construction, is completed.…

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RUSSIA AIMS TO CREATE ALUMINIUM OPEC WITH SUPPORT OF GULF PRODUCERS

Russia and three Gulf countries are planning to establish an aluminium industry association whose goal is reducing overproduction in the global market, raising prices for the metal.

Despite the ongoing diplomatic standoff between Qatar and its neighbours, the Russian government says it has already started talks with the governments of Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Qatar, regarding establishing the new association.…

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RUSSIA AIMS TO CREATE ALUMINIUM OPEC WITH SUPPORT OF GULF PRODUCERS

Russia and three Gulf countries are planning to establish an aluminium industry association whose goal is reducing overproduction in the global market, raising prices for the metal.

Despite the ongoing diplomatic standoff between Qatar and its neighbours, the Russian government says it has already started talks with the governments of Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Qatar, regarding establishing the new association.…

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