WTO issues latest edition of World Tariff Profiles

The WTO issued on July 6, 2020, the latest edition of its annual publication World Tariff Profiles, which provides comprehensive information on the tariffs and non-tariff measures imposed by over 170 countries and customs territories. The publication is jointly prepared by the WTO, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and the International Trade … More WTO issues latest edition of World Tariff Profiles

BASF invests in next-generation farming for livestock producers with Cloudfarms’ digital platform solution

BASF acquired Cloudfarms, a software company for livestock farm management, traceability and precision farming with focus on pig production. Cloudfarms’ livestock farm management solution enables producers around the world to continuously improve the efficiency and productivity of complex farming operations. With the livestock farm management system from Cloudfarms, producers can manage, track and analyse their … More BASF invests in next-generation farming for livestock producers with Cloudfarms’ digital platform solution

AATCC Offers Blotting Paper for use with PPE Testing

With the rise in production and testing of medical personal protective equipment (PPE), access to correct testing apparatus and materials is critical. AATCC now offers a one-stop shop for impact penetration testing needs, including Blotting paper suitable for AAMI PB70 classification testing. AAMI PB70 Level 1-3 certification and testing requires using AATCC TM42, Test Method … More AATCC Offers Blotting Paper for use with PPE Testing

Protecting European Consumers: follow-up action on dangerous product alerts increased significantly in 2019

On July 7, 2020, the European Commission published its latest report on the Commission’s system to prevent or restrict the selling of dangerous products on the market, the so-called ‘Rapid Alert System‘. The report shows that the number of actions taken by authorities following an alert is growing year on year, reaching 4,477 in 2019 … More Protecting European Consumers: follow-up action on dangerous product alerts increased significantly in 2019