U.S. Trade Deficit hits near decade high, raising spectre of Twin Deficits

Deficit in goods and services rose to USD 57.6 billion in February, the sixth straight monthly increase The U.S. trade position worsened in February, raising the stakes in the Trump administration’s intensifying effort to narrow the gap between what the U.S. imports and what it sells abroad. The trade deficit in goods and services rose … More U.S. Trade Deficit hits near decade high, raising spectre of Twin Deficits

Mimaki brings inspiration for creatives to Pure Digital

“Build Your Imagination” by understanding how digital printing opens new possibilities Mimaki, a leading manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers and cutting systems, today announced it will be bringing inspirational samples and the printers that created them to Pure Digital, scheduled for 17 to 19 April in Amsterdam. Mimaki will be located on Stand 12.107, occupying … More Mimaki brings inspiration for creatives to Pure Digital

China files WTO complaint over the United States’ tariff measures on Chinese goods

China has requested consultations with the United States under the WTO World Trade Organisation’s Dispute Settlement Mechanism regarding the United States’ tariff measures on certain Chinese goods which would allegedly be implemented through Section 301-310 of the US Trade Act of 1974. The request was circulated to WTO members on April 5, 2018 China claims … More China files WTO complaint over the United States’ tariff measures on Chinese goods

bluesign bluefinder extended for leather chemistry

In cooperation with Stahl, the leading chemical supplier for leather chemistry and bluesign system partner since 2017, bluesign technologies has extended the bluesign bluefinder for leather chemistry in order to provide a robust solution for proactively managing chemicals for the leather and footwear industry The bluesign bluefinder, an online application based on an applied practice … More bluesign bluefinder extended for leather chemistry

AATCC to conduct Colour Management Workshop

Colour plays an important role in a consumer’s decision to purchase a particular product. In order to get the colour envisioned by the designer and demanded by the consumer, the communication of colour throughout the supply chain is imperative, especially in textiles items which contain many components. Attend AATCC’s Colour Management Workshop being held August … More AATCC to conduct Colour Management Workshop