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International Trade Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

Shipment planning and inventory management improved with AI and big data on Kuehne + Nagel’s new version of SeaExplorer 

Shipment planning and inventory management improved with AI and big data on Kuehne + Nagel's new version of SeaExplorer

(PRESS RELEASE) HAMBURG, 15-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swiss logistics giant Kuehne + Nagel announced it has released new features on its SeaExplorer online platform. Current volatile market environment leads to many disruptions in the sea freight industry and the platform’s … Read the full press release

Michael Spiegel joins Standard Chartered from Deutsche Bank to strengthen its position as a leading transaction bank

Michael Spiegel joins Standard Chartered from Deutsche Bank

(PRESS RELEASE) SINGAPORE, 21-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Michael Spiegel has been nominated global Chief Trade Officer by Standard Chartered effective 2 January, 2020. He will be based Singapore and will report to Lisa Robins, Global Head of Transaction Banking. Michael … Read the full press release

The LEGO Group wins major intellectual property lawsuits against Chinese firm

(PRESS RELEASE) GUANGZHOU, China / BILLUND, Denmark, 20-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Intellectual Property Court in Guangzhou has handed a favorable decision for the toy company, The LEGO Group, for its appeals for multiple intellectual property infringement against Chinese firm. In … Read the full press release

XPAND has launched “XPAND Code Generator”, a website that automatically issues XPAND Code that can be read from 200 meters/700 feet

The free version “XPAND Code Gratis” with ads that can be used commercially has been newly released (PRESS RELEASE) TOKYO, Japan, 4-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — XPAND K.K., which develops and manages the spatial link XPAND Code, has launched XPAND Code … Read the full press release

XPAND K.K. will exhibit at the IFA 2019 as a Japanese cutting-edge IT company

Selected as a worldwide startup to exhibit in the Japan Pavilion at the IFA/NEXT exhibition, which is a special side event exclusively for innovations of the IFA (PRESS RELEASE) TOKYO, Japan, 19-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — XPAND K.K., that provides “XPAND.CODES”, … Read the full press release

Central European Online Travel Agency Group Szallas.hu PLC. further strengthens its international presence

Hungary-based OTA Szallas.hu PLC. has completed the acquisition of intercountry booking site ‘Utazok.hu’ and Maiutazás Group, closing its high-value transactions in the region. After buying ‘Spanie.pl’, merging with HOTEL.CZ a.s. and taking partial ownership of ‘Travelminit’ in the past two … Read the full press release

AI based freight platform by Kuehne + Nagel to shape the future of the overland shipments in Asia Pacific

(PRESS RELEASE) SINGAPORE, 9-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Kuehne + Nagel announced it is rolling out an AI-based digital freight platform in Asia Pacific, first starting off with Thailand. With this launch, the company is expanding its suite of online services. … Read the full press release

Barclays to offer its U.S. clients alternative liquidity pool in euro interest rate swap clearing via EurexOTC Clear

Barclays to offer its U.S. clients alternative liquidity pool in euro interest rate swap clearing via EurexOTC Clear

Barclays to offer the Eurex’s OTC clearing services through its U.S. registered FCM (PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 14-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — EurexOTC Clear has just announced that the transatlantic consumer and wholesale bank Barclays has joined its OTC clearing … Read the full press release

Standard Chartered and IBM automate retrieval of key information from text within scanned trade documents

Standard Chartered and IBM automate retrieval of key information from text within scanned trade documents

(PRESS RELEASE) SINGAPORE, 23-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — New Augmented Intelligence (AI) engine aims at transforming the traditional Trade Documentary System. The Trade AI Engine, a joint development of Standard Chartered and IBM, has just been officially launched. It will enhance … Read the full press release

Albras aluminium plant in Brazil resumes full operations following court decisions to lift the production embargoes on Alunorte 

Albras aluminium plant in Brazil resumes full operations following court decisions to lift the production embargoes on Alunorte 

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 22-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Board of Directors of Albras has just announced that it decided to resume the normal aluminium production at the Albras aluminium plant in Brazil. Albras had to limit its production by 50% … Read the full press release

Glencore will cooperate with the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission on their investigation

(PRESS RELEASE) BAAR, 26-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Glencore has announced it has been notified by the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) about an investigation they are going to carry out in regard to possible violation of certain provisions … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank to use its Hong Kong branch to offer cross border Renminbi (RMB) spot and FX derivatives via its global branch network

Deutsche Bank to support the continued internationalisation of the RMB Major step for the RMB in becoming a global trade currency (PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT AM MAIN / SINGAPORE, 15-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank, following an approval given to the … Read the full press release

Important EUR 22 million port, cruise, RoRo/Passenger orders for MacGregor in 1Q 2019

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 8-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — MacGregor, the leader in intelligent maritime cargo and load handling, reports it has landed a number of very important orders coming from Europe and China. The company, which is part of Cargotec, will … Read the full press release

Cargotec: Navis adds Octopi cloud-based terminal operating system to its software portfolio

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 8-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Privately owned company Cetus Labs has just been acquired by Navis, which is part of Cargotec. Cetus Labs has developed a cloud-based terminal operating system (TOS) called Octopi, which is used by small … Read the full press release

The Auchan Retail, Casino Group, METRO, DIA new alliance called Horizon International Services now officially active

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 6-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The new alliance, Horizon International Services, formed by the major retailers Auchan Retail, Casino Group, METRO and DIA, originally announced in June 2018, has already received the applicable approvals from the competition authorities. … Read the full press release

New EUR 93 million logistics hub of DHL Express in Madrid will strengthen ecommerce between Europe and Latin America

(PRESS RELEASE) MADRID / BONN, 27-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — DHL Express has just opened its new hub at Barajas Adolfo Suarez Airport in Madrid following an investment of 93 million euros. The company’s expansion will help strengthen the position of … Read the full press release

Destatis: United States remains the most important buyer of German goods in 2018; China still main trading partner

(PRESS RELEASE) WIESBADEN, 18-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) has just released its preliminary results on Germany’s international trade for 2018. According to the data, China remains the biggest trading partner for Germany, already 3 years in a row.  … Read the full press release

SGS can now offer FSMA certification for VQIP and FSVP to foreign food importers into the U.S.

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 13-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS can now certify foreign food suppliers under the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s Accredited Third-Party Certification Program of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). This is possible due to the accreditation the company has … Read the full press release

R.W. Chelsea Holdings Ltd Starts To Hold Fixed Income Investor Meetings In Vienna, Zurich, Geneva and London

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 11-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — R.W. Chelsea Holdings Ltd (the “Issuer”), has mandated BMI International Europe Limited as Sole Global Coordinator to arrange a series of fixed income investor meetings in Vienna, Zurich, Geneva and London, commencing on 11 … Read the full press release

Eni to acquire 20% equity in ADNOC Refining for $3.3 billion after deduction of the net debt and subject to closing adjustments

(PRESS RELEASE) ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, 28-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni’s acquisition of the 20 percent stake in the ADNOC Refining represents one of the largest ever refinery transactions. The agreed price for the 20 percent stake in the refinery, being $3.3 billion, corresponds … Read the full press release

Food Waste Recycling Machine Sales to Reach 10,890 units in 2018 on the Back of Growing Investments in Sustainable Solutions

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 05-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fact.MR’s recent study on food waste recycling machine market foresees a promising growth, driven by proactive initiatives for fostering environmental sustainability. An amalgamation of pivotal aspects, ranging from launch of legislation around food waste … Read the full press release

China’s Dominance of Pneumatic Rollers Production and Demand Continues, Finds Fact.MR Study

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 05-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fact.MR, a leading market research firm that focuses on niche market intelligence across various domains, has announced the launch of a new research study which offers incisive insights on global trends influencing the pneumatic … Read the full press release

Kidney Stone Management Device Sales to Surpass 340,000 Units in 2018 with Lithotripsy Devices Leading the Rally, Finds Fact.MR

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 30-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fact.MR has recently announced the launch of a new research study that delivers key market insights on kidney stone management management devices. The comprehensive report on kidney stone management devices market offers actionable … Read the full press release

Gasoline Vehicles Accounted for 8 in 10 Automotive Fuel Injector Sales in 2018, finds Fact.MR Study

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 25-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fact.MR has recently rolled out an analytical research study on the automotive fuel injectors market. This study is an exhaustive source of insights that tracks production and sales of automotive fuel injectors in key … Read the full press release

Fact.MR Study Shows Declining Demand for Tilapia in US Offset by Encouraging Gains in Domestic Markets

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 23-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fact.MR, a leading research firm that tracks markets in over 150 countries, announces the launch of its recent study that offers an in-depth analysis on the global tilapia trade. The 170-page report is a … Read the full press release

UniCredit successfully completed seven of nine IPOs on Italian main market since the beginning of 2017 for a total market value of more than EUR 3.7bn

MILAN, 22-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (19 October 2018), Piovan, a leading automation solutions provider, started trading on the Milan Stock Exchange following the successful completion of its IPO. UniCredit acted as a Joint Global Coordinator in the transaction. The bank’s … Read the full press release

Halloumi Cheese Popularity Soars in Europe as UK Maintains its Lead as the Largest Market – Fact.MR Study

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 16-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Glancing through the dairy segment of retail aisles in Europe offers a clear comparison of preference for halloumi cheese than other cheese varieties. According to a Fact.MR study on halloumi cheese market, 76% of … Read the full press release

Vehicle Interior Air Quality (VIAQ) Takes Centerstage in US$ 6.5 Million Europe Automotive Headliners Market

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 16-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The broader disruption in the automotive sector is rubbing off on the Europe automotive headliners market, as vehicle interior air quality (VIAQ) adds to the litany of factors that influence buyer behavior. The growing … Read the full press release

Europe Non-Dairy Toppings Market Riding on the Coattails of Growing Vegan Revolution, Finds a New Fact.MR Study

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DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 10-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Europe non-dairy toppings market revenues continue to head north, as the growing vegan population ramps up demand for non-dairy ingredients. Shelves and aisles across European retail stores and hypermarkets have been observed with … Read the full press release

Major companies form new venture to digitalise the trade and commodities finance sector through blockchain

Fifteen of the world’s largest institutions, including banks, trading companies, an inspection company1 and an energy major have formed a new venture known as komgo SA, that will seek to digitalise the trade and commodities finance sector through a blockchain based open … Read the full press release