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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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INTERNATIONAL REGULATORY ROUND UP – EU-MERCOSUR TRADE DEAL SHOULD PROMOTE FOOD, DRINK SALES



THE TRADE in food and drink between the European Union (EU) and the Mercosur bloc of Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay is likely to intensify under a new trade deal between the two regional groupings. The agreement, which now needs ratification, will phase out Mercosur duties on 93% of EU exported food and drink product types, including those on wine (27%); spirits (20% to 35%); soft drinks (20-35%); chocolate (20%); biscuits (16 to 18%); canned peaches (55%).…

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CONTINUOUS DYEING MACHINES OFFER CUTTING EDGE EFFICIENCY GAINS – BUT OUTSOURCE CENTRE FINISHERS MAY NEED SUBSIDIES TO AFFORD THEM



CONTINUOUS dyeing technology is being refined and improved and offering finishers worldwide the chance to improve their output efficiency, while reducing chemical, water and energy usage. However, emerging markets finishers can struggle to find the investment costs required to install this top-line cutting edge dyeing machinery.…

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INTERNATIONAL REGULATORY ROUND UP – EU-MERCOSUR TRADE DEAL OFFERS EU CONFECTIONERS EXTRA SALES, BUT SUGAR PRODUCERS ARE WORRIED



A EUROPEAN Union (EU) trade deal struck with South America’s Mercosur group of Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay, will open this emerging market to EU confectionery exporters, but Europe’s sugar sector fears increased Brazilian sugar exports. The agreement, which now needs to be ratified by both sides, will phase out Mercosur duties on EU exports of chocolate and sugar confectionery of 20%; biscuits (taxed at 20% to 35%); liquorice extract – 8%; and confectionery-making equipment – 14%.…

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EU MERCOSUR DEAL OFFERS EUROPEAN AND SOUTH AMERICAN METAL PACKAGING SECTOR NEW TRADE OPPORTUNITIES



THE EUROPEAN metal packaging sector will be hoping that the newly negotiated European Union (EU)-Mercosur trade deal is ratified quickly, given it scraps import duties imposed by Brazil and Argentina on such exports of between 12% and 35%. These are the key markets in the South American trade bloc, that also includes comparative minnows Uruguay and Paraguay, whose protective duties shadow their larger Mercosur neighbours.…

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BRAZIL TEXTILE SECTOR WELCOMES EU-MERCOSUR DEAL



BRAZIL’S textile industry has welcomed the new trade deal between the Mercosur bloc (of which Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay are fellow members) and the European Union (EU) which was announced on June 28.

With existing tariffs having impeded trade in fabrics, yarn and fibre between the two blocs in the past, Renato Jardim, the superintendent of industrial and economic policy for Brazilian Textile and Apparel Industry Association (ABIT – Associação Brasileira da Indústria Têxtil e de Confecção) told WTiN.com:…

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EU-MERCOSUR DEAL OFFERS EUROPEAN AUTO AND PARTS EXPORTERS MAJOR NEW MARKETS



THE EUROPEAN automobile manufacturing sector will be hoping that the newly negotiated European Union (EU)-Mercosur trade deal is ratified quickly, given it scraps import duties imposed by Brazil and Argentina on EU automobile exports of 35%.

This agreement has been welcomed by the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA), which noted that the South American trade bloc, which also includes Uruguay and Paraguay, is home to around 270 million people, where 3.3 million new cars were sold during 2018.…

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ENERGY TRADERS COULD BENEFIT FROM NEW EU-MERCOSUR TRADE DEAL



EUROPEAN Union (EU) importer of liquid fuels should benefit from a trade deal struck between the EU and the Mercosur bloc of Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay. The agreement will phase out all EU duties charged on industrial goods over 10 years.…

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INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY AND MATERIALS HELP OIL AND GAS SECTOR CLEAN UP - AND SMARTEN UP - PROTECTIVE CLOTHING



As an industry much maligned for its heavy carbon footprint, the oil and gas sector is increasing its use of sustainable materials and manufacturing methods making textiles used for its protective clothing. This segment has also been focusing on improving the comfort and aesthetics of this apparel.…

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EU ROUND UP - EUROPEAN PAINT EXPORTERS COULD BENEFIT FROM NEW EU-MERCOSUR TRADE DEAL



EUROPEAN Union (EU) exporters of paints, varnishes and other coatings should gain market share in South America through a trade deal struck between the EU and the Mercosur bloc of Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay. The agreement, which now needs ratification by both sides, will phase out all EU duties charged on industrial goods (including paints and coatings) over 10 years.…

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