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Record exports increase Swiss chocolate sales

The value of Swiss chocolate exports was over $1.05 billion for the first time in 2019. The was increased demand for imports of chocolate from Canada, the...
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Posted on March 31, 2020

Covid -19 – China suspends exports of non-essential goods

Customs authorities in China have required all non-essential goods which have been loaded on vessels for export after March 27 to be unloaded. The decision...
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Posted on March 30, 2020

Maize imports to Kenya cause friction

Disputes have begun over imports of two million bags of emergency maize stock to Kenya. The Strategic Food Reserve (SFR) is expected to import the grain...
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Posted on March 29, 2020

Indian Tea exporters optimistic

Until now, tea exports from India to Iran have been gaining momentum since 2013 and broke all records in 2019 (January-December) to reach 53.45 million kg ...
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Posted on March 27, 2020

Nigerian Government urged to suspend Customs revenue target

The Federal Government of Nigeria has been urged to cancel the revenue target given to the Customs Service. The outbreak of the corona virus pandemic which...
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Posted on March 26, 2020

China keen to import tea from India

China is beginning to recover from the Covid-19 outbreak, and is now making import enquiries purchase for exports of black-tea shipments from India.  The ...
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Posted on March 25, 2020

Zimbabwe imports too high

The Industry and Commerce Minister of Zimbabwe says increased collaboration between productive sectors is critical to boost domestic production and substit...
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Posted on March 24, 2020

Logistics providers keep freight moving

Logistics providers are working with government to keep freight moving by air, sea and on the roads. The Chief Executive of the British Ports Associati...
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Posted on March 22, 2020

Swiss watch exports to Asia fall

Swiss watch exports to Hong Kong and mainland China fell deeply in February, as the coronavirus precautions took their toll. Exports fell by 9.2% to 1.6...
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Posted on March 21, 2020

Indian producers request ban on import of silk from China

The Khadi and Village Industries Commission has contacted the commerce ministry of India, requesting a ban on import of silk and silk products from China. ...
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Posted on March 20, 2020

R W Freight Services is ready

Exports and Imports are being affected by many factors beyond our control, but shippers can be assured that R W Freight have fully prepared for the factors...
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Posted on March 19, 2020

Flower exports from Kenya dip

Flower farms in Kenya have been badly affected by the fall in exports caused by Covid-19 precautions. Seasonal workers were sent home with two weeks’ ...
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New chicken imports tariffs will hit the poor hard

Poor households in South Africa spend 34% of their budget on food, of this 59% is chicken, so increasing import tariffs could cause significant social cons...
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Posted on March 18, 2020

Singapore exports grow in COVID-19 outbreak

Non-oil exports from Singapore grew rather than shrank in February, showing a rise in shipments to the European Union, Japan and the U.S. But exports to...
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Posted on March 17, 2020

Institute of Export welcomes Chancellor’s pledge

The director general of the Institute of Export & International Trade has welcomed the commitment to help export trade in the budget last week. Rishi Suna...
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Posted on March 16, 2020

Thailand’s fruit exports stable

Fruit exports from Thailand are expected to stay intact in terms of value, as the international demand for Thai fruit remains strong. The president of ...
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Posted on March 15, 2020

Bangladesh Import orders drop

Bangladesh's import orders fell by over 12 per cent or nearly US$663 million in January last because of supply chain disruption probably caused by the coro...
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Posted on March 14, 2020

Russia supports vehicle exports

The government of Russia is seems to be succeeding in its goal of making the country into a fully developed vehicle exporter. The official target is to est...
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Posted on March 13, 2020

Japan to increase agricultural exports

The government of Japan has announced plans to double its agriculture, fishery and forestry exports to US$19bn by 2025, with the aim of the plan is to bols...
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Posted on March 12, 2020

Australian wine exports to China

Wine drinking in China has decreased because of the coronavirus outbreak and the wine industry in Australia is suffering. Quarantine restrictions are aff...
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Posted on March 11, 2020

New land-sea freight service from Chongqing, China

The Chongqing Municipality in the south West of China has launched a special cargo train service to help export businesses affected by the Covid 19 outbrea...
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Posted on March 10, 2020

Royal Enfield exports from India

Year to date figures show that exports of Royal Enfield motorbikes from India witnessed 95 per cent growth. The company expanded its reach in the domest...
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Posted on March 9, 2020

EU imports of fruits and vegetables

The EU's fruit and vegetable imports from Morocco grew by 4% in 2019 compared with 2018, totaling 1.4 million tons, while Spain's imports from Morocco incr...
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Posted on March 8, 2020

German machinery exports fall

Low industrial production worldwide and an increase in protectionism have reduced the exports from mechanical engineering companies in Germany. In 2019...
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Posted on March 7, 2020

Small business exports in New Mexico

An event in New Mexico recently encouraged small businesses to export. The conference was designed to answer questions about exports, highlight grants and...
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Posted on March 6, 2020

Champagne exports worry

Producers from Champagne fear that coronavirus will threaten potential export sales to Asia. A fifth-generation champagne producer said: “I mean ever...
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Posted on March 5, 2020

UK car exports rise

The number of cars built for export in January increased by 4.1% to 97,870, which was 82.7% of the UK’s total output. This is mainly due rising demand in...
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Posted on March 4, 2020

Azerbaijan boosts exports of cherries

The volume of Azerbaijan’s exports of sweet cherries and bitter cherries increased by 13.7 percent year-on-year in 2019. The majority of all exports w...
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Posted on March 3, 2020

Nova Scotia lobster exports to China ceased

The Fisheries and Aquaculture Minister of Canada said that it will be “three or four months at least” before the exports of Nova Scotia lobster to Chin...
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Posted on March 2, 2020

Mango exports from India decline

Alphonso mango exports from the region of Maharashtra in India are on the decline. These mangoes have a Geographical Indication (GI) tag, which is used on ...
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Posted on March 1, 2020
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