Developed Markets - Highlight
17 Jan 2017
Exhibitors at autumn event polarised between showing extensive range of largely undifferentiated middle-market footwear and apparel or going for broke with high-end items designed to be virtually unclonable by most mainland imitators.
On 30 December 2016, the Official Journal published two important product-related Regulations: one which opens and provides for the management of autonomous tariff quotas for certain agricultural and industrial products, and the other which suspends the autonomous Common Customs Tariff duties on certain agricultural and industrial products. Both provide for trading opportunities for Hong Kong sellers, to which they should be alerted.
European Commission Proposes Two-year Trade Measures Extension Against Solar Cells and Panels Originating in Mainland China
A new generation of 3D printers is said to vastly extend the application of this now more than familiar bit of high-tech kit, but are many of the buyers and exhibitors at Chicago's International Manufacturing Technology Show buying the hype?