Swiss economy booming, global economic risks increasing

Economic forecasts by the Federal Government’s Expert Group – autumn 2018* – The Expert Group is significantly raising its forecast for GDP growth in 2018 from 2.4% to 2.9%. The favourable international economic development is stimulating foreign trade, and companies are investing heavily. The forecast for GDP growth in 2019 remains unchanged at robust 2.0%. … More Swiss economy booming, global economic risks increasing

TODAY! Free Webinar on Duty-Free Sourcing from Egypt

Duty-Free Sourcing from Egypt: Update on the Egypt QIZ & New Sourcing Opportunities TODAY! Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 2:00 PM ET (11:00 AM PT) Register: www.usfashionindustry.com/webinars/duty-free-sourcing-from-egypt Since 2004, the Egyptian Qualified Industrial Zones (QIZ) program has provided duty-free sourcing opportunities to the United States while promoting peace between Egypt and Israel with the support of the … More TODAY! Free Webinar on Duty-Free Sourcing from Egypt

Bayer outlines its vision for the future of agriculture

The Future of Farming Dialogue 2018 Company focused on innovation, sustainability and digital transformation for the benefit of farmers, consumers and the planet Joined by farming stakeholders, academia, NGOs and industry experts from around the globe, Bayer outlined its vision for the future of agriculture today, reaffirming its commitment to innovation, sustainability and digital transformation … More Bayer outlines its vision for the future of agriculture

The Case for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

The Helen Alexander Lecture: The Case for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) By Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund Main messages: “The SDGs lay out the contours of the world we want, and indeed need—a world free of poverty and deprivation; a fairer world; a world that respects natural limits.” “The SDGs are the … More The Case for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Esprit Announces Annual Results of FY17/18 and Strategy for Moving Forward

ESPRIT HOLDINGS LIMITED (“Esprit” or “the Group”; HKEx: 330) on September 18, 2018 announced its annual financial results for the year ended June 30, 2018 (“FY17/18”) Financial Highlights Revenue of the Group for FY17/18 amounted to HKD15455 million (FY16/17: HKD15942 million) representing a decline of -11.1 % year-on-year (“yoy”) in local currency terms (“LCY”). The … More Esprit Announces Annual Results of FY17/18 and Strategy for Moving Forward