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Bell pepper exports from Poland down in 2016

WARSAW: Polish exporters significantly reduced their bell pepper shipments in the current season. Exports totaled just 10,800 tons in the first three quarters of this season with more than 90% of the peppers exported in the third quarter. Exports fell by a third compared with the same period of the previous season. A significant fall in exports to Eastern Europe ... Read More »

Asian markets increase exports of B.C. cherries

WASHINGTON: B.C. cherry exports are soaring thanks to new access to Asian markets. Sour cherry exports grew 300 per cent between 2014 and 2015, with China as our main trade partner, according to the B.C. Ministry of Agriculture. Exports of fresh sweet cherries — mainly to the United States, China and Hong Kong — doubled between 2012 and 2015 to more ... Read More »

Gems, Jewellery exports dip 14% in April-Dec

NEW DELHI: Gems and Jewellery exports declined by over 14% year-on-year to $23.29 billion during April-December period this fiscal due to slowdown in global demand. In April-December 2014, the exports stood at $27.16 billion, according to data from Gems and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC). Besides, rejection of consignments is one of the reasons for dip in value of exports. ... Read More »

Israel renews import of kosher meat from US

JERUSALEM: For the first time in over a decade, Israel will begin importing kosher meat from the United States. The change in policy comes on the heels of a deal being signed between Israel and a meat manufacturer in Nebraska. The deal is currently awaiting approval by the health and agriculture ministries in both the United States and Israel. Upon ... Read More »

Cam Pha port handles over 33,000 tons of coal

HANOI: Cam Pha port and logistics company, an affiliate of the Vietnam National Coal and Mineral Industries Group (Vinacomin), in the northern province of Quang Ninh loaded 33,000 tonnes of coal for two ships on February 8, the first day of the Year of the Monkey. The Hai Phong 19 and Vinacomin Ha Long vessels– the first New Year footers ... Read More »

UAE-India trade may hit $100 bln in 2020

ABU DHABI: India is considered to be the UAE’s primary trade partner, accounting for about 9.8% of its total non-oil trade. India is also the largest importer of goods from the UAE, buying about 14.9% of that country’s exports and about 8.7% of its re-exports, becoming the second-largest market of the UAE in the latter category. India ranks third among ... Read More »

Ukraine increases forecast of grain exports in 2015/16

KIEV: The Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine increased the forecast of grain exports in 2015/16 MY to 37 mln tonnes, as opposed to the previous index of 36 mln tonnes, declared the Minister of Agrarian Policy, Oleksiy Pavlenko on February 10. According to O.Pavlenko, during the following five months Ukraine will export 15 mln tonnes of grains. ... Read More »

Bangladesh’s apparel exports to US

DHAKA: Bangladesh’s apparel exports to the US booked a double-digit growth both in terms of value and volume in 2015 year on year, despite a dispute over GSP facility. The rise in garment export has been shown in US official data, in a comparative revelation of trade position with Bangladesh’s competitors on the American market. Industry-insiders said the prevailing stable political ... Read More »

Deco launches complaints portal for public transport users in Portugal

LISBON: Portugal’s consumer rights association Deco has launched an online portal where people using public transport can make complaints about the various services. Passengers can also sign a letter that demands that the sector’s laws be brought into line. According to Deco, delays, cancellations, changes to times tables, routes and high prices are some of the main complaints made by ... Read More »

Oakland port container imports rise 75% in Jan

WASHINGTON: Imports rose more than 75% at the Port of Oakland in January, signaling the West Coast has recovered much of its normal volume a year after many businesses diverted cargo to other ports amid widespread delays. The Port of Oakland imported 77,637 twenty-foot equivalent units, a standard measure for container cargo, in January, up from 44,171 in the same ... Read More »

Pakistan keen to access Rumanian market: Ayaz Sadiq

ISLAMABAD: Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq said Pakistan is fully committed to strengthen bilateral ties with Romania. “Romania is an important country in Pakistan’s desire for reaching to the European Union and its market,” he said during a meeting with Ambassador of Romania, Emillion Ion who called on him in Parliament House. The Speaker said that Pakistan-Romania relations are ... Read More »

Poland’s financial system stable, resilience lowers

WARSAW: The Polish financial system is stable, but its resilience to shocks has fallen, the country’s central bank (NBP) has said in a new report. Poland’s financial system is capable of absorbing shocks related to identified future threats to the system and the economic environment, the report said. But it added that resilience has been reduced compared to the previous edition ... Read More »

Final notices issued to defaulters

SUKKUR: Tehsil Municipal Administration (TMA), Sukkur has issued final notices to its rent defaulters to clear outstanding dues till February 15. According to a statement issued by the department, the defaulters were warned that in case of non-payment their shops would be sealed. TMA would launch crackdowns on rent defaulters from February 17 and stern action in accordance with the ... Read More »

Finland Industrial output increases slightly in Dec

HELSINKI: Output of total industries adjusted for working days was 0.5 per cent higher year-on-year in December 2015, according to Statistics Finland’s data. The original index in total industries grew by 3.7 per cent in December. Industrial output contracted by 1.1 per cent in 2015 from the previous year. The  Industrial output decreased continuously for four years in a row, ... Read More »

Duqm authority signs OMR55 mln deal for Govt berth infrastructure

MUSCAT: Oman’s Special Economic Zone Authority in Duqm (Sezad) on Wednesday signed an agreement with Combined Group Contracting Company to build infrastructure facilities for government berth at the port. The total project cost is estimated at OMR55.4 million and implementation will take 30 months from the date of awarding, excluding 30 days of preparations, said a press release. The government berth ... Read More »

Nepal Oil Corporation expects fuel supply to ease

KATHMANDU: The Nepal Oil Corporation on Wednesday said fuel supply constraints would ease in the Kathmandu Valley from next week. With 19,000kl of petroleum products already in stock, the NOC has received 3,200kl fuel in the last three days after the Birgunj-Raxaul border—the country’s major trading route—reopened on Friday. The border obstructions had caused severe fuel crisis in the country. While ... Read More »

Hong Kong Customs seizes suspected scheduled animal skin, European eels at airport

HONG KONG: Hong Kong Customs seized two pieces of suspected scheduled animal skin and about 48 kilograms of suspected European eel, an endangered species, at Hong Kong International Airport yesterday. Customs officers found the two pieces of suspected scheduled animal skin last evening in the check-in baggage of a male passenger arriving Hong Kong from Shanghai. Later, Customs officers conducted ... Read More »

Services trade deficit drops 31.79 percent in Jul-Dec

ISLAMABAD: The services trade deficit during first six months (July-December) decreased by 31.79 percent as compared to the same period of last year. The services exports witnessed a decrease of 5.38 percent while the import fell by 14.30 percent during first half of current fiscal year. According to data revealed by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS), the services trade deficit ... Read More »

Russia ready to cooperate with Iraq in many spheres

BAGHDAD: Russia and Iraq have good prospects for interaction in a number of spheres and Moscow is prepared for intensive and diversified cooperation with Baghdad. Bilateral cooperation prospects were discussed at Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin’s meeting with Iraqi President Fuad Masum. Rogozin is in Iraq on a two-day visit with a large delegation of nearly a hundred government ... Read More »

Addl Commissioner-IR, two Dy Commissioners assume charge

ISLAMABAD: Three Inland Revenue Service officers of BS 17-18 have assumed the charge as Additional Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner in different cities. Riaz Ali Shah relinquished the charge of the post of Additional Commissioner-IR (OPS), RTO, Quetta and assumed the charge of the post of Additional Commissioner-IR (BS-18) (OPS), RTO-II, Karachi. Abdul Sattar assumed the charge of the post of ... Read More »