Green energy products 2020: EU imports exceed exports

In 2020, the EU spent EUR 11.2 billion on imports of green energy products (these include wind turbines, solar panels and biodiesel) from countries outside the EU. Meanwhile, the EU exported green energy products worth around half this amount (€5.8 billion) to countries outside the EU. Specifically, the EU imported EUR 8.0 billion worth of … More Green energy products 2020: EU imports exceed exports

WIPO Webinar for the Release of the Report on Voluntary Copyright Registration Systems (December 8, 2021)

You are cordially invited to WIPO’s Webinar for the launch of the Report on Voluntary Copyright Registration Systems.   The Report summarises the findings of the third WIPO “Survey on Voluntary Copyright Registration Systems”. Based on responses from 109 WIPO Member States, the Report covers information on existing regulations regarding voluntary copyright registration, recordation and … More WIPO Webinar for the Release of the Report on Voluntary Copyright Registration Systems (December 8, 2021)

Antitrust: EU Commission fines UBS, Barclays, RBS, HSBC and Credit Suisse EUR 344 million for participating in a Foreign Exchange spot trading cartel

The European Commission has completed its cartel investigation into the Foreign Exchange (‘Forex’) spot trading market by imposing fines on five banks. The Commission has adopted today a decision imposing a total fine of EUR 261 million on the four banks that decided to settle the case, namely UBS, Barclays, RBS and HSBC. The Commission … More Antitrust: EU Commission fines UBS, Barclays, RBS, HSBC and Credit Suisse EUR 344 million for participating in a Foreign Exchange spot trading cartel

Hexcel Partners with METYX for High Performance Carbon Pultrusion Technology

Hexcel Corporation (NYSE: HXL) today announced that it is collaborating with METYX to manufacture high-performance carbon pultruded profiles made from polyurethane (PU) resin and unidirectional carbon fiber for the wind energy market. The two companies have joined forces to develop technology that builds on Hexcel expertise in polyurethanes for the ski industry combined with its … More Hexcel Partners with METYX for High Performance Carbon Pultrusion Technology

Irene Purasachit saw the floral industry’s waste problem firsthand – now she makes material for handbags from discarded blooms

Nearly half of cut flowers end up in the trash, never making their way to dinner tables or first dates. Florist school in London was supposed to be a dream come true for Irene Purasachit. ‘I’ve always loved flowers, and wanted to work with them – but right away I saw how much waste is … More Irene Purasachit saw the floral industry’s waste problem firsthand – now she makes material for handbags from discarded blooms

Texcare France – Your dedicated events for the entire Professional textile care sector

The Texcare France trade fair (formerly JET Expo), is reinforced by regional forums that allow local distributors and operators to come together on an entirely dedicated day. After a first edition in Nantes, see you in Marseille next December 13th, at the World Trade Center Marseille Provence! What to expect from Texcare France This unique … More Texcare France – Your dedicated events for the entire Professional textile care sector