Trade in fake goods is now 3.3 % of world trade and rising, says OECD

Trade in counterfeit and pirated goods has risen steadily in the last few years – even as overall trade volumes stagnated – and now stands at 3.3 % of global trade, according to a new report by the OECD and the EU’s Intellectual Property Office. Trends in Trade in Counterfeit and Pirated Goods puts the … More Trade in fake goods is now 3.3 % of world trade and rising, says OECD

The customer at the centre of the textile world

Customer satisfaction is one of the most important goals of many companies. But this can only be achieved by covering the expectations of the customer and the services of providers. To create sustainable customer loyalty, a company has to meet customer expectations or, better yet, exceed them. Which is reason enough for Groz-Beckert to continue … More The customer at the centre of the textile world

Latin America and the Caribbean at forefront of new forms of international co-operation

International co-operation needs a fresh start to tackle pervasive economic, social and environmental challenges and other traps that impede development. It entails more multilateral collaboration, not less, and a firm anchoring in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) should be at the forefront for rethinking international co-operation, according to … More Latin America and the Caribbean at forefront of new forms of international co-operation