USDA – China announces increases to Additional Tariffs on U.S. Agricultural Products

On August 23, 2019, the People’s Republic of China’s Ministry of Finance (MOF), State Council Tariff Commission (SCTC) announced new tariffs on certain U.S. products, valued at $75 billion USD. The announcement includes two lists; List 1 is to be implemented on September 1, 2019 and List 2 is to be implemented on December 15, 2019. Additional tariffs of 10 and 5 percent are applied to the harmonized schedule tariff lines on each list. … More USDA – China announces increases to Additional Tariffs on U.S. Agricultural Products

The evolution of the mattress

People spend a considerable portion of their lives in bed. Therefore, sleep comfort, convenience and health aspects such as “back friendliness” are important criteria that make mattresses made of flexible polyurethane (PU) foams attractive for customers. Aspects such as environmental compatibility and low emissions also play a key role now. At the K 2019 , … More The evolution of the mattress

Freudenberg submits offer for listed company, Low & Bonar PLC

Technology group wishes to strengthen nonwovens business Freudenberg, the global technology group today made an offer to acquire 100 percent of the shares in Low & Bonar PLC, London, United Kingdom. Low & Bonar is a globally active manufacturer of technical textiles. The step would allow Freudenberg to further expand its technical expertise in spunlaid … More Freudenberg submits offer for listed company, Low & Bonar PLC

Introducing One4Life™, the First All-in-One Car Seat that’s Britax Safe

Confidently install this one “for life” car seat every time with exclusive ClickTight® Installation Britax Child Safety, Inc., U.S. manufacturer of car seats and child passenger safety technology leader, welcomes the arrival of the One4Life all-in-one car seat into the U.S. market, offering maximum safety and comfort throughout the childhood journey. Engineered to help protect … More Introducing One4Life™, the First All-in-One Car Seat that’s Britax Safe

DAIMARU MATSUZAKAYA department Stores goes greener

Grand Opening of the Main Building of the Daimaru Shinsaibashi Store, a Flagship Store that Promotes ESG Initiatives Committed to Contributing to a Low-Carbon Society Using 100% Renewable Energy for In-House Electric Power. Daimaru Matsuzakaya Department Stores in the J. Front Retailing Group, is pleased to inform that it held a grand opening of the … More DAIMARU MATSUZAKAYA department Stores goes greener

One year on EU-Canada trade agreement delivers positive results

Friday September 27, 2019 will mark the first anniversary of the provisional entry into force of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between the EU and Canada. Early signs show that the agreement is already starting to deliver for EU exporters. Commissioner Malmström will visit Canada on September 26 and 27, 2019 to take … More One year on EU-Canada trade agreement delivers positive results