Government to launch 24-hour hotline for exporters: Piyush Goyal

Government to launch 24-hour hotline for exporters: Piyush Goyal New Delhi, September 21 (KNN) The government will institutionalize a 24-hour “hotline” for assistance to exporters and problem solving, Trade and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal said on Monday at the launch of the week’s national celebrations. emblematic of Amrit Mahotsav for the Ministry of Trade and Industry. The Union Minister said ...

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Kenya: cost of imports to rise as shilling hits new low

The Kenyan shilling continued to weaken against major currencies on Monday, hitting its lowest point this year yesterday in the economy’s latest nightmare. Official data from the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) shows the local currency traded on average at 110.16 shillings for every US dollar, which promises to make imports more expensive in the coming days. Kenya is a ...

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Building an agricultural supply chain on bandwidth

During the early days of the lockdown in 2020, farmers and wholesalers across the country faced adverse conditions to deliver their produce to major city markets. As a result, farmers suffered from strain in their income streams while consumers suffered inflated prices due to lack of supply. This situation was caused by the rather archaic supply chain through which farmers ...

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Cement manufacturers urged to start new factories early

LAHORE: The government of Punjab on Monday warned cement manufacturers that new certificates of no objection (NOC) issued for the installation of cement plants in the province could be canceled if they fail to launch projects within a deadline six months from the date of issue. The warning was issued by Punjab’s Minister of Industry, Trade and Commerce, Mian Aslam ...

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Government celebrates commercial success of UK creative industries with new export aid announcements

The creative industries will benefit from government support through a new package of measures announced at an event organized by the Department of International Trade (DIT) yesterday (Monday, September 20). The event brought together business leaders from the UK’s creative industries – television and film, music, publishing, fashion, games, advertising and immersive technology – to celebrate their export success and ...

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Shaheen Urges Federal Maritime Commission to Address Rising Costs of Overseas Shipping and Help NH Companies Stay afloat

September 20, 2021 (Manchester, NH) – US Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) sent a letter to the Federal Maritime Commission last week urging the agency to deal with soaring costs of importing goods that threaten operations and the economic recovery of New Hampshire businesses. Shaheen noted the existential threat to small businesses that cannot afford container tariffs whose costs, in some ...

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DoorDash will now bring you alcohol, escalating delivery wars

By Jackie Davalos | Bloomberg DoorDash Launches Dedicated Alcohol Delivery Service, Advancing Into Non-Food Categories As The Battle For On-Demand Delivery Intensifies With Uber Technologies and Instacart. DoorDash will offer beer, wine and spirits to the DoorDash Marketplace in 20 U.S. states and Washington, DC, as well as Canada and Australia, the company said on Monday. Customers will be able ...

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TDK Ventures invests in seed cycle for lithium-ion dry electrode manufacturing start-up, AM Batteries

– AM Batteries (AMB) is a Boston-based start-up additive manufacturing company focused on the lithium-ion dry electrode market – AMB’s core technology combines unique knowledge of multiparticulate physico-chemical modeling, surface chemistry and battery electrode process engineering to enable mass production of dry electrode technology – TDK will support the rapid maturation and commercialization of AMB’s revolutionary dry electrode coating methodology ...

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MLP SA: Group and BayernLB enter into a € 41.25 million transaction to finance the Unna project

MLP Group (MLP Logistic Park Germany I) has signed a credit facility agreement with BayernLB (Bayerische Landesbank) for an investment credit facility of EUR 41.25 million (approx. PLN 188 million). The facility will be used to finance the MLP Logistics Park Unna project. The partnership with the bank will strengthen the financial stability of the MLP group. The MLP Group ...

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