Foreign Trade University in Viet Nam launches activities under WTO Chairs Programme

    A high-level event was held at the Foreign Trade University in Hanoi (FTU) on 6 May to launch its activities under the WTO Chairs Programme (WCP). FTU is one of 17 academic institutions selected by Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala in late 2021 to join the Chairs network. The Chairholder of FTU, Professor Trinh Thi … More Foreign Trade University in Viet Nam launches activities under WTO Chairs Programme

Press statement by EU President von der Leyen following the EU-Japan Summit

  Thank you. We had a very substantive summit. But first, let me express, how glad I am to be here, in Tokyo. Because I know that the EU, in this increasingly unpredictable world, can count on one of its oldest and closest allies. And likewise because it gives me the opportunity of emphasising once … More Press statement by EU President von der Leyen following the EU-Japan Summit

Swiss Producer and Import Price Index rose by 1.3 % in April 2022

  The Producer and Import Price Index increased in April 2022 by 1.3 % compared with the previous month, reaching 108.4 points (December 2020 = 100). Higher prices were seen in particular for petroleum products as well as for basic metals and semi-finished metal products. Machinery and metal products also became more expensive. Compared with … More Swiss Producer and Import Price Index rose by 1.3 % in April 2022

Five from Finland: Technical textile innovations

Whether the need is for antimicrobial treatments, sustainable textile fibres, immune-system boosting clothes or pressure garments, the Finnish textile industry has an innovation for it. By guest author Eeva Haaramo from Goodnewsfinland Sports clothes are the first to spring to mind when someone mentions technical textile innovations. In reality, new textile products and technologies address … More Five from Finland: Technical textile innovations