Creating affordable, nutritious Nestlé porridges by fully valorising agricultural ingredients

  With three billion people unable to access adequate food, affordable nutrition is a massive global challenge – made more acute by the current public health crisis coupled with the economic effects of the pandemic. With the aim of bringing people more nutritious foods, Nestlé has developed a nutritious, affordable sorghum-based porridge that upcycles a … More Creating affordable, nutritious Nestlé porridges by fully valorising agricultural ingredients

EU COMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF THE EVALUATION of the impact of trade chapters of the Euro-Mediterranean Association Agreements with six partners: Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco and Tunisia

In December 2018 the Directorate General for Trade (DG Trade) of the European Commission commissioned a study on the impact of trade chapters of the Euro-Mediterranean Association Agreements (Euro-Med AAs) with six partners: Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco and Tunisia (Southern-Mediterranean countries; SMCs). The study was prepared by external consultants – Ecorys, Case and Femise. … More EU COMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF THE EVALUATION of the impact of trade chapters of the Euro-Mediterranean Association Agreements with six partners: Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco and Tunisia

Event looks at how to mitigate impact of rising shipping rates on trade flows

The constraints faced by WTO economies due to recent spikes in shipping costs was the focus of intensive discussions on 10 November between WTO delegates, academics and representatives from the private sector. In her opening address, Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala called on governments and businesses to “continue identifying supply chain bottlenecks and implementing measures to mitigate … More Event looks at how to mitigate impact of rising shipping rates on trade flows

Swiss Producer and Import Price Index rose by 0.6% in October

The Producer and Import Price Index rose in October 2021 by 0.6% compared with the previous month, reaching 104.7 points (December 2020 = 100). Petroleum products, petroleum and natural gas as well as metal products in particular showed higher prices. Compared with October 2020, the price level of the whole range of domestic and imported … More Swiss Producer and Import Price Index rose by 0.6% in October

EU recorded a trade surplus in waste materials in 2020

Despite the pandemic, the total traded amounts in EUR of glass, paper and cardboard secondary waste materials didn’t change significantly between 2019 and 2020, while for plastic it dropped by almost 18 %. These waste materials are collected for recycling and are then used in manufacturing instead or alongside ‘virgin’ raw materials. In 2020, the … More EU recorded a trade surplus in waste materials in 2020

EU Commission approves acquisition of joint control of Open Fiber by CDP and Macquarie

The European Commission has approved, under the EU Merger Regulation, the acquisition of joint control of Open Fiber S.p.A. by CDP Equity S.p.A., both of Italy, and Macquarie Group Limited of Australia. Open Fiber, currently jointly controlled by CDP Equity and Enel S.p.A., is a wholesale-only operator developing, managing and maintaining an optical fibre network … More EU Commission approves acquisition of joint control of Open Fiber by CDP and Macquarie