Category Archives: International Trade

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KfW-ifo SME Barometer: German SMEs optimistic about the future despite recent truce in the trade conflict between US and EU

Business sentiment of small and medium-sized enterprises continues to improve Large enterprises are also more optimistic Robust upswing, but many risks remain Frankfurt am Main, 11-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — With the recent truce in the trade conflict between the US and … Read the full press release

Seadrill Limited: The “SDRL R” shares are no longer subject to U.S. transfer restrictions and will trade under the ticker symbol “SDRL” on the Oslo Stock Exchange

Hamilton, Bermuda, 22-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Seadrill Limited (“Seadrill” or the “Company”) refers to the announcements dated 1 August 2018 and 3 August 2018 regarding the listing and trading of certain restricted shares under the ticker symbol “SDRL R” on the … Read the full press release

RWE Supply & Trading opens its first Chinese trading office in Beijing

New trading office to reinforce trading and grow customer base German Chamber of Commerce in China: “Good sign for the long-lasting and profound collaboration between Germany and China” ESSEN, 16-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Opening up to new countries and new … Read the full press release

Euler Hermes: Sweden’s exporting SMEs can now assess the credit worthiness of potential business partners in 24 European countries

Credable, a Swedish insurtech start-up which is part of Euler Hermes, offers an innovative new service: invoice insurance for SMEs, based on traditional trade credit insurance. Credable is now providing cover for Swedish SMEs in 24 European countries. In line … Read the full press release

Austria’s oldest listed company PORR AG will be added into the leading Austrian index ATX

VIENNA, 25-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The construction company PORR AG will be added into the leading Austrian index ATX on 26 June 2018. Austria’s oldest listed company will be included in the ATX for the first time in its history. The extraordinary … Read the full press release

Coface: EU accession of Western Balkans likely to happen as it would counterbalance influence of Russia and China in the region

Bois-Colombes, France, 15-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Union – Western Balkans Summit will take place in Sofia, Bulgaria, on the 17th of May 2018. This meeting aims to reaffirm the EU’s commitment towards the Western Balkans gaining EU membership. Coface’s economists … Read the full press release

April 10th, Conference in the European Parliament, Brussels, themed: A FUTURE FOR DEMOCRACY IN SYRIA

Highlevel conference 9:30 – 12:45 (EP, Room PHS1A002) and press-conference 13:30 – 14:00 (EP, press room) AMERSFOORT, 02-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — WIth this high level conference, we would like to present to Europe and European decision makers, politicians and media … Read the full press release

University of Warwick research links technological leadership and economic leadership in the context of 16th and 17th century Europe

Economic leadership and technological leadership are often closely linked. Efficient organisations make investment decisions based on market forces. Less efficient organisations allow other factors to influence their decisions. The Portuguese and Dutch merchant shipping empires of the 16th and 17th century demonstrate … Read the full press release

University of Sussex: EU likely to reject a significantly enhanced version of its Canada trade deal for the UK after Brexit

BRIGHTON, 28-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Union is likely to reject a significantly enhanced version of its Canada trade deal for the UK after Brexit, according to experts. An in-depth analysis – published by the UK Trade Policy Observatory (UKTPO) … Read the full press release

Destatis: Germany export in January 2018 reached 107.1 billion euros; up 8.6% YoY

Exports, January 2018 107.1 billion euros –0.5% on the previous month (calendar and seasonally adjusted) +8.6% on the same month a year earlier Imports, January 2018 89.7 billion euros –0.5% on the previous month (calendar and seasonally adjusted) +6.7% on … Read the full press release

Schuster Manfred Hubert agrees with future oil predictions

Oil and Energy BEIJING, China, 01-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Crude oil prices will average $60/b in 2018 and $61/b in 2019. That’s an increase from last month’s Short-Term Energy Outlook by the U.S. Energy Information Administration. In January 2018, oil prices briefly hit $70/b. In … Read the full press release

UniCredit and Alibaba.com launch a series of marketing initiatives promoting Alibaba.com international website to Italian exporters

UniCredit launches Easy Export to provide clients with a tailor-made offering including banking, logistics and online marketing services UniCredit collaborates with Alibaba.com to enhance international export opportunities for Italian businesses through various marketing initiatives MILAN, 22-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — UniCredit and … Read the full press release

UK Arts Minister Michael Ellis bars the export on The Destruction of Pharaoh’s Host by the British artist John Martin

Arts minister steps in to prevent rare watercolour from export. LONDON, 22-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Arts Minister Michael Ellis has placed a temporary export bar on The Destruction of Pharaoh’s Host, by the British artist John Martin (1789-1854), to provide an … Read the full press release

RCH Europe to Present Smart Solutions for POS at INTERGASTRA 2018

Multiplatform cloud-based technology for an increasingly mobile world INNSBRUCK, Austria, 15-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — RCH Europe, the provider of advanced point of sale systems for the retail, food and beverage, and the public administration sector will showcase its latest range of … Read the full press release

RCH Group Expands European Operations

Opens regional headquarters in Austria to support growing customer base Treviso, ITALY, 08-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — RCH Group SpA, a provider of advanced point of sale systems for the retail, food and beverage, and the public administration sector, today announced the … Read the full press release

No Time To Waste! Conference Takes a Practical Approach to Tackling Waste Crime

BRUSSELS, 23-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — DOTCOM Waste and BlockWaste have joined forces for today’s conference, “No Time To Waste! Synergies and Strategies to Tackle Waste Crime.” This interactive event will showcase the key results of the two projects on illegal … Read the full press release

Alliance News riceve un investimento strategico da parte di PA Group e dpa per sostenere l’espansione nell’area EMEA

LONDRA, 21-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Alliance News – agenzia stampa leader nella fornitura di notizie in tempo reale sul mondo azionario per investitori e professionisti della finanza – ha ricevuto un investimento da due delle più importanti aziende media europee … Read the full press release

Naftogaz: Ukraine may cease to be a net importer of gas by the end of 2020

KYIV, 25-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Implementation of Naftogaz’ strategy and the transformation of the energy market of Ukraine may contribute more than 7% to Ukraine’s GDP and result in state budget revenues in excess of USD 8 billion. Furthermore, Ukraine may … Read the full press release

Heathrow funds UK SMEs to encourage them to export their goods or services to new international markets

Heathrow to fund 20 SMEs’ trade missions, trade shows and foreign market research in partnership with the Department for International Trade’s ‘Exporting is GREAT’ Campaign Products SMEs are looking to export include beauty products, organic beets, puncture-proof tyres and ice cream … Read the full press release

Shell: new era for the Australian LNG export industry with the arrival of the Prelude FLNG facility

the HAGUE, 28-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Shell Australia today confirmed that its Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility has arrived in Australian waters. Prelude is the first deployment of Shell’s FLNG technology, that will see a 488 metre long floating … Read the full press release

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