Europages has just launched a new online Request For Quote service, available in English and French. Requests received are examined by the B2B site’s moderating team, then forwarded to a selection of Europages member companies. Read on.
According to a number of surveys conducted in Europe, translating your website into the language of your customers and/or suppliers is key to arousing interest and triggering actual purchases. This is valid even if Europeans often speak more than one language. Read on.
According to a study by Euler Hermes on risk development in 18 economic sectors across 72 different countries in 2015, Europe is the only geographic region to offer positive results in an otherwise gloomy economic environment. Details of the study by sector and by region.
After three years of difficulties, Europe’s furniture industry has finally returned to growth, with a favourable outlook for 2016. While the industry clearly faces competition from Asia with its significantly lower labour costs, it still has some cards up its sleeve. Update on a rapidly changing sector.
Europe (EU28) represents 60% of the world’s wine production, with three dominant countries, namely Italy, France and Spain. Faced with wine consumption levels that have dropped off in Europe, these three countries have adopted different strategies to effectively compete with new wine-producing countries and target the booming Chinese market. Read on.
The supply chain represents the various stages a product goes through before arriving at the end-user. In this context, the physical connection from the production site to the place of consumption is possible thanks to logistics. Both primary and secondary activities within the value chain of goods add value to manufactured products, since they are key factors in customer demand satisfaction.
Consiglio International is a high class manufacturer of metal products and components working as a subcontractor, with 2 factories operating in the western Poland. An overview of how they develop in Europe capitalizing on their skills, the quality of their final products and on the internet.
After the lifting of economic sanctions, Iran offers a wealth of business opportunities for European countries. Update on the most promising sectors and the countries most likely to benefit.
In the last 50 years, global olive oil production and consumption have tripled, increasing from 1 to 3 million tonnes. Europe is a key player in this market since it is home to the world’s leading producer – Spain, and the world’s leading consumer – Greece. Faced with the fall in European production as a result of poor climate conditions, Tunisia became the world’s leading exporter in 2015.
Hit by the recession in 2015, Greece should manage to get back on track in the second quarter of 2016, according to an economic insight report by Euler Hermes. Here are the 3 factors conducive to recovery in the eyes of the trade credit insurance company, provided, however, that capital controls are significantly tempered between now and then.