Swiss Employment barometre in the 2nd quarter 2018 – Sharp rise in employment in Switzerland

In the 2nd quarter 2018, total employment (number of jobs) rose by 2.1 % in comparison with the same quarter a year earlier (+0.4 % with previous quarter). In full-time equivalents, employment in the same period rose by 2.0 %. The Swiss economy counted 14 000 more vacancies than in the corresponding quarter of the … More Swiss Employment barometre in the 2nd quarter 2018 – Sharp rise in employment in Switzerland

EU Commission clears acquisition of FFT by Fosun International

The European Commission has approved, under the EU Merger Regulation, the acquisition of FFT GmbH & Co. KGaA, of Germany and FFT Gesellschaft mbH of Austria (together, “FFT”) by Fosun International Limited of China. FFT supplies automated and flexible production systems for the automotive industry as well as for non-automotive sectors. Fosun International is an … More EU Commission clears acquisition of FFT by Fosun International

Ample rains strike cotton crop in 11 districts of Telangana (India)

Farmers in the state grew cotton in about 42 lakh acres this kharif, despite losses in the last season due to the virulent attack of pink bollworm. Malla Reddy said that, “Losses in Adilabad would be much higher as heavy rains lashed the cotton-growing district,” Telangana Rythu Sangham leader, Adilabad district recorded 1,112 mm of … More Ample rains strike cotton crop in 11 districts of Telangana (India)

Definitive half-year report 2018 of Swiss EMS Group

On July 13, 2018 EMS Group published its provisional half-year report 2018. The definitive consolidated half-year report is now available based on the individual financial statements of the affiliated companies as at June 30, 2018. The definitive half-year report contains no significant deviations from the provisional report. Consolidated net sales rose to CHF 1199 million … More Definitive half-year report 2018 of Swiss EMS Group

U.S. Commercial Service : Webinar Series – Exploring European eCommerce

Webinar Dates: September 11th, 13th & 18th (11:00 am ET) Participation Cost: USD 75 For the Series (all three webinars included) Registration: Click here to sign-up The U.S. Commercial Service is pleased to present a webinar series for U.S. SMEs looking to boost exports to the European Union through e-commerce. In 2015, the European Commission … More U.S. Commercial Service : Webinar Series – Exploring European eCommerce