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Hidenet Weekly Video Report for April 19 2015

Hidenet publisher Don Ohsman reports a quiet week in Europe with very little business transacted.

21 Apr 2015

Bangladesh - Currency variations hit leather exports

Leather exports faced a setback in the current financial year after the fall of some leading currencies, including the Euro, against the US Dollar.

20 Apr 2015

South America - Mercosur footwear manufacturers want to stop the 'flood' of Asian shoe imports

Paraguay with a population of six million imports annually 25 million pairs of shoes, something considered 'incredible' and totally out of proportion with the economic situation and poverty levels of the country, claimed Mercosur members' footwear chambers and related industries.

20 Apr 2015

Vietnam - Record shoe exports in first quarter

Continuing on its growth trajectory, Vietnam exported shoes with a record value of $2.5 billion in the first quarter, according to Vietnam Leather, Footwear and Handbag Association (Lefaso) and reported by local press.

15 Apr 2015

International Trade - Brazil slaps anti-dumping tariffs on chemical imports from Taiwan

The Brazil government has imposed tentative anti-dumping tariffs on butyl methacrylate imports from Taiwan for six months as it was found that the chemicals were being sold at unfairly low prices, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).

14 Apr 2015

Vietnam - PM pushes for signing of Vietnam-EU FTA

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has pushed for the signing of the Vietnam-European Union (EU) free trade agreement (FTA) in mid-2015, describing it as a key milestone to lift bilateral ties.

14 Apr 2015
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