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Counterfeit goods haemorrhaging out of China

22 Apr 2013

Ian Lancaster, IHMA

The trade body representing the global hologram industry is urging organisations to review and if necessary redouble their brand protection and authentication strategies to stem the ?haemorrhage? of counterfeit goods flowing out of China.
That?s the stark message from the International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA) which was commenting on a new UN report that says a [...]


International standard may give some protection against counterfeits

21 Jan 2013

Ian Lancaster, IHMA

There will be significant developments in 2013 as producers get to grips with ISO 12931, doctor stuff cialis the first international standard to provide guidance on protecting products from counterfeits, site and predicts the trade body representing the global hologram industry.
Ian Lancaster, the general secretary of the International Hologram Manufacturers [...]

Food and beverage

International crime gangs use false packaging for garlic smuggling

14 Jan 2013


In 2010 China produced around  18.5m tons of garlic which amounts to around eighty percent of world production.  Most European garlic comes from Poland, pills Romania, Bulgaria, Hungary, Spain, Italy and France.  However demand in the EU is so great for cheap garlic that it has become a product for  which international crime gangs [...]

Food and beverage

Russia bans German milk and meat products

3 Dec 2012


Russia has banned the import of various milk and meat products from Germany with effect from 10 December 2012.  The reason given is that many of these companies do not possess the correct certification to export to Russia.
Russia’s Vetinery and Phytosanitary Control organisation Rossielchoznadzor also claims that the Germans are doing nothing to correct these [...]


Wal Mart warns suppliers to comply with sustainability rules

30 Oct 2012

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Wal-Mart, the largest retailer in the world, has warned suppliers that if they do not complain with the company’s sustainability rules then they may no longer do business with them.  Whereas the company says on one hand the rules are voluntary it also says that it may cease buying from companies that fail to comply. [...]


Cement production in the CIS region to grow by 14% in 2012

1 Aug 2012

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The majority of the CIS member states have overcome the consequences of the 2011 global economic crisis. GDP of every member state rose last year. Overall, patient store compared to 2010, sovaldi sale construction sector output grew in 2011. The government?s role in the construction sector has increased significantly. To stimulate employment [...]

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