Developed Markets- Highlight
19 April 2018
Drinkware, foldable sun hats, louche loungewear, sunglasses for exhibitionists and Second Amendment millinery all jostled for the attention of bargain-hungry wholesalers at the Affordable Shopping Destination Market Week show.
With innovation clearly turned up to the max, this year's Top Drawer creative lifestyle event showcased a range of eco-friendly umbrellas, several child-rewarding dinner plates and a pair of lovable syringe-wielding medicine dispensers.
EU Plans Introduction of Surveillance Mechanism on Aluminium Imports, Paving Way for Possible Safeguard Investigation
On 9 April 2018, it was reported that the European Commission will soon put into place a surveillance mechanism on imports of aluminium products, which could pave the way for a possible safeguard investigation. Representatives of aluminium makers, including Rio Tinto and Alcoa, have been pushing EU investigators to open an investigation into the potential injury that the recently imposed US tariffs could have on the EU industry.