China Tariffs to Increase to 25% as of May 10, 2019

May 14, 2019

*** Notice of Modification of Section 301 Action: China’s Acts, Policies, and Practices Related to Technology Transfer, Intellectual Property, and Innovation *** (Federal Register) The “Section 301 action” was released back in September, as part of the US’ continuing response to “China’s abuse of intellectual property and forced transfer of American technology”. This rule included the immediate assessment of an…

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Thai Pineapple Supply is Slowly Recovering

September 6, 2017

As Thai pineapple processors are getting ready to make a push for 2018 at the ANUGA Food Show in Cologne, Germany October 7-11th, 2017, they are reporting that the fruit supply is slowly recovering from last year’s low levels. Thai canned pineapple products have taken a lot of “beating” from end-users during the last 12-18 months because of lack of…

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