Monthly Archives: September 2021

Kinshasa in battle of frozen chickens

Frozen chicken, deemed more convenient and cheaper than fresh poultry that must be killed and plucked, is extremely popular in Kinshasa where locals have become dependent on it. So much so that it is at the heart of a battle between the Congolese government, which has promised to lower the prices of basic products including frozen foods, and importers and ...

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PHC summons Federal Health Secretary over drug policy proposal – Journal

PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court on Wednesday summoned the Federal Health Secretary on September 23 to brief him on the progress of the proposed policy prepared by the Drug Regulatory Authority Pakistan to regulate drug prices. A bench consisting of Chief Justice Qaiser Rashid Khan and Judge Syed Arshad Ali issued the order after Drap deputy director Hafiz Bilal informed ...

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American dairy associations call for additional action from the White House on the ports crisis

New American dairy associations call for additional action from the White House on the ports crisis September 16, 2021 The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) and the US Dairy Export Council (USDEC) have joined several other organizations urging the Biden administration to take further action to alleviate the current port crisis in a letter sent to the House today. Blanche ...

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How Extended Reality Improves Maintenance and Training

We are witnessing a digital age where virtual and physical worlds are converging and revolutionizing the landscape of many industries. In what has become the “new normal”, industrial manufacturers are realizing significant productivity gains by leveraging extended reality (XR) technologies to support digital manufacturing. According to IDC, global spending on augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) is expected to ...

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Industry players await the arrival of port scanners

Posted September 12, 2021 Following growing calls for functional scanners to reduce the backlog of cargo at ports, the Nigerian Port Consultative Forum said scanners had been ordered but had not seen them. NPCF Chairman Kunle Folarin in an interview with our correspondent said physical inspection of cargoes will continue at ports until the arrival and installation of scanners. He ...

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Dishonest companies insist on payment in USD

Sunday mail Business journalist Some unscrupulous manufacturers and retailers openly insist on payments in U.S. dollars, while others set prices in Zimbabwean dollars at shockingly high exchange rates to force consumers to pay in hard currency, The Sunday Mail Business has established. Among the companies that engage in these abusive practices are large companies that obtain foreign currency from the ...

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AMONG THE MANUFACTURERS – Fire Engineering

AMONG THE MANUFACTURERS Ludlow double gate valve. The sectional view shown in this article is of the Ludlow Double Knife Gate Valve, which is constructed from both bronze and iron. By the action of the rod, which acts through the bronze nut of the upper shim, the doors descend parallel to their seats until the lower shim hits the stop ...

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Ludhiana: Discussion on “The future of exports to Punjab”

The Union Bank of India, in association with the CII and the Federation of Indian Export Organizations, organized a session on exporting for the Punjab industry The Union Bank of India, in association with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the Federation of Indian Export Organizations (FIEO), held an export session for the Punjab industry on Saturday evening. The ...

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Sri Lankan rupee revaluation to 203 dries up dollar flows, exporters prepare for new checks

ECONOMYNEXT – Foreign currency inflows into Sri Lankan banks dried up after the rupee was administratively revalued to 203 from around 238 to the US dollar and exporters braced for more checks, stakeholders said. Marlet. Conversions by exporters dried up after authorities wrote to banks asking for the rate to be revalued to 203, despite the note-issuing bank producing reserve ...

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Poor hard hit by rising prices

Rising prices for basic necessities are making people with limited incomes scream, currently trying to survive the economic crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Townspeople complain about the way everyday items are sold at a price higher than the price set by the local government. Depending on the details, items like flour, wheat, lentils, tomatoes, potatoes, garlic, ginger, green peppers, ...

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