USDA – Thailand Cotton and Products Update November 2018

Report Highlights MY2018/19 cotton imports are expected to increase slightly in line with increased yarn production. MY2017/18 cotton imports declined 6 % as imported yarn and textile products substituted for locally produced yarn and textile products. Executive Summary MY2018/19 cotton imports are expected to increase to 1.2 million bales, up 2 % from MY2017/18 in … More USDA – Thailand Cotton and Products Update November 2018

Swiss economy weakens

Economic forecasts by the Federal Government’s Expert Group – winter 2018/2019* – The Expert Group is significantly lowering its forecast for GDP growth in 2018 and 2019. This is mainly due to weak domestic demand, which is likely to pick up again only in 2020. GDP is set to grow by 1.5 % in 2019 … More Swiss economy weakens

Puma’s OG Smart Running Shoe from 1986 gets an Upgrade and other Puma News

Global sports brand PUMA was the first to bring sophisticated electronic hardware and software into the sports experience over 30 years ago with the RS-Computer shoe. A running sneaker that originated in 1986 and considered extremely advanced for its time, it revolutionized the way runners trained. The computer on the heel of the RS (Running … More Puma’s OG Smart Running Shoe from 1986 gets an Upgrade and other Puma News

Worth Reading

New book chronicles history, evolution of GATT dispute settlement The dispute settlement system under the General Agreement onTariffs and Trade (GATT) 1947 functioned for nearly 50 years and received morethan 300 complaints between contracting parties before being replaced by theWTO’s dispute settlement system. To mark the 70th anniversary of the GATT, theWTO has issued today … More Worth Reading

AATCC Foundation – 100 for 100 Scholarship Campaign

In 2021, AATCC will celebrate its 100th anniversary! To honour this landmark occasion, AATCC Foundation is sponsoring the 100 for 100Campaign. The AATCC Foundation 100 for 100 Campaign is intended, over the next three years, to raise the funding needed to fully endow AATCC Foundation scholarships and fellowships. When fully endowed, AATCC Foundation will be … More AATCC Foundation – 100 for 100 Scholarship Campaign