Monthly Archives: October 2021

Canadian companies complacent about cybersecurity, says leading manufacturing agency

Executives at Canadian manufacturing companies are not taking cybersecurity seriously enough, says the head of an agency trying to encourage advanced manufacturing in that country. “There is a high degree of complacency,” Jayson Myers, CEO of Next Generation Manufacturing Canada (NGen), a nonprofit leading an advanced manufacturing supercluster, said in an interview. The C-suite has what he called “a global ...

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UK trading partners agree to end relentlessly coal-fired export credit support

Major international trading partners, including the US, EU, Australia and Canada, today agreed to end export credit support for coal-fired power plants. This was agreed at the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) meeting before COP26. The UK ended all financial support for overseas fossil fuel projects in March 2021 and encourages international partners to make similar commitments as ...

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Concerned EU importers turn to trucks for Chinese goods

HAMBURG, Germany – Footwear distributor Hamm Market Solutions needed to ensure this year’s fall / winter collection arrived in Germany on time from its supplier’s factory in South China’s Guangdong Province – or face having to dispose of 84,000 pairs of casual shoes at a major shed. Werner Prigandt, the company’s logistics chief, knew it would be risky to move ...

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Why are COVID-19 home test kits hard to find?

Covid-19 testing sites are located throughout the city. Anyone can stop by the CVS Pharmacy, Deaconess Hospital, and even Walmart for free COVID-19 tests. All you have to do is make an appointment. The same cannot be said for COVID-19 home test kits. Many drugstores and stores in the tri-state either do not have them in stock or have a ...

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Manufacturers of surgical dressings continue to strike

About 2,000 looms involved in the manufacture of surgical dressing fabrics went on strike for the second day in a row to demand a reduction in the price of raw materials. The manufacturers, under the auspices of the Association of Surgical Dressing Tissue Manufacturers, Chatrapatti, began the four-day strike from Wednesday. The looms are located in Chatrapatti, Samsigapuram, Sankarapandiyapuram and ...

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exports: how to file complaints for non-payment of goods already shipped

Exporters often face the problem of receiving late payment or not receiving payment for goods shipped to overseas buyers. Mitigating payment risk is one of the biggest challenges in export transactions, according to exporters. It is imperative that exporters be especially careful when choosing a method to receive payments, as this in itself can be a form of risk mitigation. ...

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Claims still ripe in battle of maraschino cherries, court says

By Matthew Santoni (October 20, 2021, 6:02 p.m. EDT) – A New Jersey federal judge has said that an importer and distributor of maraschino cherries can pursue their unfair competition lawsuit against a pair of rivals because they l ‘had correctly explained how they were injured by the alleged imitations. Hotaling & Co. LLC and Sanniti LLC had declared that ...

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Selling crackers will be a low-key affair

Wholesalers Cite Sharp Price Rise, Falling Demand Due to COVID-19 Pandemic With many consumers struggling to buy even basic necessities, the sale of firecrackers for Deepavali in the city is expected to be a low-key affair this year. Parry’s Corner wholesalers say they have barely started to see sales. “About five years ago we had business for 40 days. But ...

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Global Contract Pharmaceutical Dose Manufacturing Industry Report 2021 – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – The report “Contract Pharmaceutical Dose Manufacturing Industry – Composition, Size, Market Share and Outlook, Edition 2021” has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. This expert trending report is a comprehensive overview of the 2021 finished dose contract manufacturing landscape, including an analysis of CMO’s merger and acquisition activity, size and share of Marlet. It is a ...

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“How Nigerian Manufacturers and Exporters Can Exploit Currency Weakness” | The Guardian Nigeria News

Local manufacturers and non-oil exporters have been urged to take advantage of the devalued currency to improve their export capacity and hedge against local challenges, especially under the Continental Free Trade Area agreement. African (AfCFTA). Giving advice during the annual virtual forum for clients of the SME Directorate of the Bank of Industry (BoI), Francis Anatogu, Senior Special Assistant to ...

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