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THE CORONAVIRUS HAS FUELLED RENEWED GEOSTRATEGIC COMPETITION



A key political question emerging from the Coronavirus pandemic has been how the disease might readjust relations between this world’s two largest powers – the United States and China. The two countries have had two very different experiences of Covid-19, which reflect their contrasting social and political systems.…

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BEYOND THE “PHILOSOPHY OF FEAR” OF THE CORONAVIRUS



A friend from Syria once told me of a 20-year-old man, an only child, who left his country, having been ordered to emigrate by his father in fear of the frenzy and killing in his country’s civil war. He moved to the comparative calm of Beirut, Lebanon.…

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THE HAND OF POLITICS AND THE HUMAN SOUL: COMRADES OR SERVANTS?



While the Arab world certainly has a political culture of its own, there are many universal human truths that its politics shares with the rest of the globe, even if – perhaps – tensions can be more intense in this region than others.…

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BANGLADESH PLANS TO TAP INTO UNTAPPED FANCY LINGERIE MARKETS OVERSEAS



The Bangladesh innerwear industry has been witnessing robust growth in the past decade and this outsourcing hub is now competing effectively with its major rival China. The production value of the country’s intimate wear jumped from US216 million in 2012 to US1.078 billion in 2021, according to a report from data service Statista (1).…

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BANGLADESH APPAREL INDUSTRY BUYERS MUST ENSURE FAIR PRICE, SAYS NEW INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION BOSS



As the global clothing industry is reviving from Covid=19 slump, Bangladesh apparel manufacturers are at last reaping the benefits, industry is also bearing the fruit. In an exclusive interview with Just Style, the new president of the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA), Faruque Hasan noted that the Bangladesh clothing industry suffered a reduction in its exports of USD6 billion from USD34.13 billion in financial year (FY – July-June) 2018-19 to USD27.95 billion in FY 2019-20 and a year-on-year drop of clothing exports worth nearly USD1.5 billion in financial year (FY) 2020-21 (July 2020 to June 2021) (1).…

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EXCELLENCE IN SUSTAINABILITY GIVES TURKISH CLOTHING AND TEXTILE SECTOR CUTTING EDGE IN GLOBAL MARKETS



Turkish apparel manufacturers are investing significant sums of money in sustainability and traceability, implementing international standards, and adopting digitalisation in anticipation of more consumer demand for eco-friendly products.

With Turkey a higher-end (and cost) apparel manufacturing hub than east Asia, Egypt or Africa, the country’s industry is banking on its value-added production to retain as well as expand exports to Europe and North America.…

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TECHNICAL ROUND UP – NEW IAS CHAIR FLOATS REVIEW OF IFRS ON INTANGIBLES



The new chair of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) has said the body will consider reviewing its standard on intangibles, IAS 38. Following feedback from advisory groups and consultative bodies, Andreas Barckow said that IAS 38 is “more than 20 years old and has never been revisited other than for consequential changes resulting from other projects”.…

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WILL CHINA PAY TRILLIONS OF DOLLARS FOR THE CORONAVIRUS MISTAKES?



The Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak was declared a pandemic on March 11, 2020, by the World Health Organization (WHO) after it spread from Wuhan, China, across the globe. As yet, the world does not know for sure how and why the virus was released.…

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IS A US-CHINA WAR REALLY COMING?



One of the most important changes in geopolitics in the past 10 years has been the rise of China’s economic and military power, which has grown so much, its influence is now a serious rival to the hegemony of the United States.…

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THE ARAB COUNTRIES BETWEEN SOCIALISM AND ECONOMIC LIBERALISM



Many friends ask me why, as a businessman and investor controlling pioneering projects, why I am concerned with politics? I always answer that my experience has taught me that the key to progress lies in politics, and this is especially true in Arab countries, where, frankly, politics is everything. …

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