OECD CLIs point more firmly towards an upcoming peak in growth

The OECD Composite leading indicators (CLIs), designed to anticipate turning points in economic activity relative to trend, continue to suggest that economic growth in the OECD area as a whole may reach a peak in the coming months. The latest CLIs reaffirm last month’s assessment which showed signs of a possible upcoming peak in the … More OECD CLIs point more firmly towards an upcoming peak in growth

BASF Research Press Conference 2021: Sustainability Starts in Research

BASF presents solutions for sustainable mobility and agriculture Innovative chemical processes and products can contribute to reducing CO2 emissions With its innovative processes and products, the chemical industry makes an important contribution to reducing greenhouse gas emissions. BASF researchers are already contributing to making the sustainability transformation possible through their work. Current innovation examples from … More BASF Research Press Conference 2021: Sustainability Starts in Research

B.I.G. Yarns announces major investments in new yarn technology

Building a strong future. B.I.G. Yarns reveals significant investment in its next-generation Polyamide (PA) technology to help global carpet tile manufacturers meet the demands of the contract market. In addition to this key investment, the company also announces its decision to become a new producer of polyester (PET) yarns for the automotive industry. The two … More B.I.G. Yarns announces major investments in new yarn technology

EU strengthens protection against economic coercion

The European Commission has today proposed a new tool to counter the use of economic coercion by third countries. This legal instrument is in response to the EU and its Member States becoming the target of deliberate economic pressure in recent years. It strengthens the EU’s toolbox and will allow the EU to better defend … More EU strengthens protection against economic coercion

Luxury brand Karl Lagerfeld receives German PETA fashion award

Luxury fashion brand, Karl Lagerfeld, has been awarded the German People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) fashion prize. The special edition K/Kushion Bag, created from cactus leather, won the Best Designer Piece award. The line, which debuted as part of the Karl Lagerfeld x Amber Valletta capsule, was designed to be environmentally friendly. … More Luxury brand Karl Lagerfeld receives German PETA fashion award