01st July 2024

Easyfresh e-Gazette 010724

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East Asia’s growth is faster than the rest of the world

Growth in developing East Asia and Pacific is outpacing the rest of the world, but the region will likely see slower growth in 2024 amid headwinds in China and broader policy uncertainty, according to the World Bank.  “It is a region that is still outperforming the rest of the world, but it is underachieving relative...

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“Progress is impossible without change and those who cannot change their minds, cannot change anything.”

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Regional strife boosts Dubai role as Gulf hub

Longer transit times due to disruptions in the Red Sea are a major issue for all traders in the Middle East region, but reshipments through Dubai appear to be growing as a result, says Hani Ayloush of Fruit Line Trading It’s been a tumultuous few months in the Middle East, with Israel’s war on Gaza...

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“Dubai will never settle for anything less than first place.”

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India to create $9bn mega port near Mumbai

The Indian government has approved the development of a new deep-water port, Vadhavan, on the country’s western coast. Located about 150 kms from Mumbai, Vadhavan is part of a strategic initiative to establish sea and rail links connecting India with Europe through the Middle East. The port’s construction, with an estimated cost of approximately $9.14bn, will...

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 "The best way to predict the future is to create it."

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Four months before the event, Fruit Attraction already has an occupation of more than 90%

This year, Fruit Attraction -organized by IFEMA MADRID and FEPEX- will be held in Madrid from October 8 to 10. The presentation of the fair’s 16th edition was attended by José María Pozancos, director of FEPEX, and María José Sánchez, the director of the fair, stated that -four months before the start of the fair...

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 "Instead of better glasses, your network gives you better eyes."

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South Africa allows Indian mango imports

South Africa has granted permission to import various Indian mango varieties, such as Alfonso, Totapuri, and Kesar, following extensive regulatory scrutiny. This move aims to diversify South Africa’s fruit offerings and cater to the demand from Indian expat communities in neighboring countries. At the ‘Bharat Mango Utsav 2024’ event in Johannesburg, Simmi Unnikrishnan, Assistant General...

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 "Opportunities don't happen. You create them."

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UK importers forced into drastic measures due to ineffective border checks

In the UK, authorities have identified that importers are intentionally making errors on customs documents to circumvent post-Brexit border fees, attributed to an inefficient border check system. This has led to heightened delays and operational challenges. A spokesperson from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) stated, “We’ve identified a pattern where importers are deliberately providing incorrect...

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"Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations."

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