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RaboResearch’s latest Global Pork Quarterly: China’s pork imports slow down, other traditional importing countries report significant growth

UTRECHT, 21-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Global pork trade is facing new dynamics, driven by price developments, new trade deals, and more challenging business environments, according to RaboResearch’s latest Global Pork Quarterly. “While China’s pork imports have begun to slow down, … Read the full press release

UEA study reveals premature deaths related to air pollution from international trade

NORWICH, 30-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A new study involving the University of East Anglia (UEA) has revealed for the first time the global scale of premature deaths related to air pollution from international trade. Each year millions of people die prematurely … Read the full press release

New equity index fund issued by BNP Paribas Easy to allow investment in companies that belong to the US equity market’s large-cap segment

ETF offers access to US S&P 500 companies FRANKFURT, 31-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The new equity index fund issued by BNP Paribas Easy has been tradable via Xetra and Börse Frankfurt since Tuesday. The BNP Paribas Easy S&P 500 UCITS ETF … Read the full press release

Deutsche Börse’s new XTF segment to enable investors’ participation in fixed-rate corporate bonds with investment grade rating

ETF provides access to euro area corporate bonds focused on sustainability FRANKFURT, 31-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A new UBS Global Asset Management bond index ETF has been tradable via Xetra and Börse Frankfurt since Tuesday. ETF name: UBS ETF – Barclays … Read the full press release

Vnesheconombank to focus on five core priorities as part of its 2021 strategy

MOSCOW, 23-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — On 21 December, Vnesheconombank’s Supervisory Board approved the Bank’s strategy to 2021. According to it, the Bank is to focus on five core priorities: financing high value added manufacturing projects; developing infrastructure; supporting non-commodity export; contributing … Read the full press release

Lloyds Banking Group helped more than 6,000 UK businesses to start trading overseas in 2016

LONDON, 07-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Lloyds Banking Group has announced that it has helped more than 6,000 UK businesses to start trading overseas so far this year – firmly beating its 2016 target and providing a boost to the Government’s drive … Read the full press release

University of Zurich study: People in Switzerland buy fair trade products more frequently than their German counterparts

People in Switzerland buy fair trade products more frequently than their German counterparts. A new study by the Institute of Sociology at the University of Zurich states the reasons for this: The Swiss are more convinced ethically by fair trade … Read the full press release

Soldi troppo in nero: una compagnia Europea paga a gli guerriglieri

KIEV, 08-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — “Giornalisti contro la corruzzione e illegittimità” – un gruppo di giornalisti-investigatori Ucraini – ha comunicato dei documenti compromettenti che si sono trovati a loro disposizione e confermano la collaborazione della compagnia europea Flame SA con … Read the full press release

L’argent trop «noir»: Une société européenne paye aux rebelles

KIEV, 08-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — «Les journalistes contre la corruption et l’illégalité», un groupe de journalistes enquêteurs ukrainiens, a signalé des documents compromettants dont on avait saisi, qui témoignent de la collaboration de la société européenne «Flame SA» avec la … Read the full press release

Heathrow welcomes its second dedicated cargo-only service, AirBridgeCargo Airlines

100 tonnes of additional cargo will go through Heathrow a week New service will add to the airport’s efforts to double cargo capacity through expansion, and £180 million investment Last year, 29% of the UK’s non-EU exports by value went … Read the full press release

SGS opens new scanner site in the port of Douala, Cameroon

On October 14, Cameroon’s finance minister Mr. Alamine Ousmane Mey inaugurated a new scanner site in the port of Douala. GENEVA, 02-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The new site, financed and deployed by SGS, consists of 2 high throughput scanners with … Read the full press release

Barclays: International confidence in UK’s entrepreneurs is high but a lack of innovation could dampen long-term trade prospects

Fourth fifths of world business leaders think Britain is ‘a good place to start a business’, despite Brexit Three quarters say ‘Made in Britain’ remains great selling point for British products Brits seen as ‘reliable’, ‘smart’ and ‘polite’ but could … Read the full press release

Strengthening policy coordination, sustainable growth and overcapacity discussed at the 6th annual EU-China High-level Economic and Trade Dialogue

BRUSSELS, 19-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The EU and China met in Brussels to discuss strengthening policy coordination, promoting sustainable growth and tackling overcapacity The EU and China held their 6th annual EU-China High-level Economic and Trade Dialogue (HED) in Brussels today. … Read the full press release

EU Commission: EU trade policy insufficient to deal with the huge overcapacities that result in dumped exports on EU market

BRUSSELS, 19-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Commission adopts Communication “Towards a robust trade policy for the EU in the interest of jobs and growth”. The Commission today called upon Member States to support its efforts to provide the European Union with updated, … Read the full press release

Rabobank: abolition of EU sugar production quota by October 2017 does not necessarily guarantee a low sugar price in the bloc

UTRECHT, 13-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The scheduled abolition of the EU sugar production quota by October 2017 does not necessarily guarantee a low sugar price in the bloc. Lifting export restrictions will make it easier for EU sugar to find its … Read the full press release

La Via della Seta su Binari: I Treni Blocco Cina-Europa

Un nuovo servizio di merci su rotaia che collega le imprese italiane con le opportunità imprenditoriali dell’Asia Centrale e della Cina. PECHINO, Cina, 13-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — La notizia più importante del giorno, nel continente Cinese, è il lancio della … Read the full press release

Silk Road on Rails: The China-Europe Block Trains

A new rail freight service connecting Italian enterprise with Central Asia and China business opportunities BEIJING, China, 13-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The biggest story coming out of China today is the launching of the Silk Road on Rails: China-Europe block … Read the full press release

CBI Industrial Trends Survey: UK export order books reached a two-year high

Manufacturing output grew while total orders remained solid, according to the latest CBI monthly Industrial Trends Survey. LONDON, 23-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The survey of 505 firms found that export order books reached a two-year high, suggesting that the depreciation of … Read the full press release

Klaus Josef Lutz appointed Chairman of the Management Board of BayWa AG until 2022

MUNICH, 04-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — On 3 August 2016, the Supervisory Board of BayWa AG, Munich, unanimously voted to appoint Klaus Josef Lutz (58) as Chairman of the Management Board for an additional term of office until 2022. This decision extends Lutz’ existing … Read the full press release

First round of EU and Mexico trade and investment negotiations to take place in Brussels this June

BRUSSELS, 31-May-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — EU Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmström met today the Secretary of Economy of Mexico Ildefonso Guajardo Villarreal to mark the beginning of new trade and investment negotiations between the two commercial partners. The objective of these … Read the full press release

SACE and CREVAL to provide €100 million to support international growth plans of IVS ITALIA S.p.A.

ROME, 23-May-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — SACE (CDP Group) and Credito Valtellinese have finalized a € 10 million line of credit, issued by CREVAL and guaranteed by SACE, earmarked for funding the international growth plans of IVS ITALIA S.p.A. IVS is the … Read the full press release

Kingdom of Morocco to be fully integrated into EUROCONTROL’s working structures

Marrakech, Morocco, 02-May-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The Kingdom of Morocco and the European Organisation for Safety in Air Navigation – EUROCONTROL, have today signed a Comprehensive Agreement. The Agreement was signed by Mr Zouhair Mohammed El Aoufir, Director General of ONDA … Read the full press release

Swiss Federal Council approved the Swiss Export Risk Insurance (SERV) Annual Report 2015

On 13 April the Federal Council approved the Swiss Export Risk Insurance (SERV) Annual Report 2015. Following moderate performance in the first three quarters, demand for SERV products rose significantly in the fourth quarter of 2015. Furthermore, the Federal Council … Read the full press release

Lloyds Banking Group to help reverse UK’s widening trade deficit; pledge to help 25,000 exporters by 2020

Pledge will help 5,000 new exporters in 2016 – and a total of 25,000 by 2020 – supporting the Government’s efforts to help 100,000 businesses export for the first time, as part of its Exporting is GREAT campaign. Commitment is one … Read the full press release

ADISA appoints VP for the Americas

The Asset Disposal & Information Security Alliance (ADISA) continues international expansion by announcing the appointment of Jeffrey Dean to head up all ADISA operations in The Americas LONDON, 01-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — In recognition of continued expansion of its industry … Read the full press release

EBRD will help National Bank of Greece to scale up its trade finance activities

Facility will help National Bank of Greece scale up trade finance LONDON, 04-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is supporting the expansion of international trade with a facility to National Bank of Greece under the … Read the full press release

BayWa AG takes over majority stake in Dutch supplier of exotic fruits and vegetables, TFC Holland B.V.

Strategic expansion of the fruit business MUNICH, 08-Feb-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — BayWa AG will take over the majority of the Dutch supplier of exotic fruits and vegetables, TFC Holland B.V. (TFC) based in De Lier, subject to approval by the … Read the full press release

BayWa takes the lead in malting barley trade with the acquisition of Evergrain KG

MUNICH, 08-Feb-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — BayWa AG has acquired full ownership of Evergrain KG. The company, which is based in Hamburg, will now operate under the name of “Evergrain – a BayWa Company”. BayWa already decided last summer to acquire a … Read the full press release

DHL Freight introduces new customs clearance service for non-EU companies importing into EU

DHL Freight offers non-EU shippers a new customs clearance solution for declarable goods imports into the European Union New solution enables shippers to provide full cost transparency to their clients BONN, 05-Feb-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — DHL Freight has introduced a new … Read the full press release

Major new partnership to support effective implementation of the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) landmark Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA)

The Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation, a major business-led initiative, was launched today to assist developing countries and speed implementation of the World Trade Organization’s Trade Facilitation Agreement The landmark trade agreement could add over $1 trillion to global trade … Read the full press release