A Weakening Global Expansion amid growing risks updated by IMF at WEF in Davos, Switzerland

By Gita Gopinath, the new Economic Counsellor and Director of Research, delivered at the World Economic Formum in Davos, Switzerland on January 21, 2019 While global growth in 2018 remained close to post-crisis highs, the global expansion is weakening and at a rate that is somewhat faster than expected. This update of the World Economic … More A Weakening Global Expansion amid growing risks updated by IMF at WEF in Davos, Switzerland

Toray joined festivities at Japanese National Day, Hilton Hotel, Prague

At IMPRIMA, as part of the Toray group, we were extremely proud to represent our company at the Japanese National Day at the Hilton Hotel in Prague, along with seven large Japanese companies that have representation in the Czech Republic. The event took place at the Hilton Hotel in Prague on 5th of December. Japanese … More Toray joined festivities at Japanese National Day, Hilton Hotel, Prague

Eco-Friendly 3D Printing at the Centre of Designer’s Latest Collection

By guest author Clare Scott from 3D Printing 3D printing has done quite a bit for the fashion world, allowing designers to create new geometries and textures that have redefined the runway. The technology also enables designers to create sustainable garments, and that is a major focus of Ganit Goldstein, a graduate of the Bezalel … More Eco-Friendly 3D Printing at the Centre of Designer’s Latest Collection

WTO General Council Chair appoints Facilitator to address disagreement on Appellate Body

General Council Chair Junichi Ihara of Japan has appointed Amb. David Walker of New Zealand to assist him in working with WTO members to resolve differences on the urgent matter of the functioning of the organization’s Appellate Body At the December 12, 2018 General Council, WTO members agreed with Chair Ihara’s proposal to launch an … More WTO General Council Chair appoints Facilitator to address disagreement on Appellate Body

WACKER posts higher Sales for 2018, with EBITDA below previous Year Due to As-Yet Outstanding Insurance Compensation

Group Sales for full-year 2018 rise one percent to EUR 4.98 billion EBITDA of EUR 930 million is 8 % below prior year, due to as yet outstanding insurance compensation for incident at site in Tennessee, USA EBIT for 2018 comes in at EUR 390 million Income from continuing operations reaches EUR 260 million, up … More WACKER posts higher Sales for 2018, with EBITDA below previous Year Due to As-Yet Outstanding Insurance Compensation

Innovations for a climate-friendly chemical production

BASF pursuing ambitious Carbon Management programme, with R&D activities opening up new possibilities Research Press Conference presents four groundbreaking projects for CO2-reduced future production processes Climate protection is firmly embedded in BASF’s new corporate strategy. A central goal of this strategy is to achieve CO2-neutral growth until 2030. To accomplish this, BASF is continuously optimizing … More Innovations for a climate-friendly chemical production