Rhino horn smugglers in South Africa are increasingly supplying the jewellery trade, according to Conservation group TRAFFIC. The group said Chinese gangs are processing horns for Asia's booming luxury goods market.
In a joint campaign, the British Fashion Council (BFC), Vivienne Westwood and The Mayor of London are reaching out to fashion brands to commit to switch to a green energy supplier by 2020 for a safer future.
London kicked off fashion week on Friday to pleas from the local fashion industry to protect the city’s international outlook as uncertainty about Britain’s impending departure from the EU hung in the air.
JD Finance, a unit of China's No.2 e-commerce firm JD.com , is in talks to buy a 24 percent stake worth about $1.5 billion (1.12 billion pounds) in domestic brokerage First Capital Securities Co Ltd, sources said.
U.S. consumer prices accelerated in August amid a jump in the cost of gasoline and rents, signs of firming inflation that could allow further monetary policy tightening from the Federal Reserve this year.
The world’s top cotton buyers, all in Asia, are flocking to India to secure supplies after fierce storms in the United States, the biggest exporter of the fibre, affected the size and quality of the crop, dealers said.