Swiss fragrance and flavours company Givaudan has begun recycling Haitian vetiver roots now used to make oil for fragrances to produce a new cosmetic substance it said can reduce wrinkles and help scents linger longer.
Cheap, Chinese-made nylon burkas are flooding Afghanistan's north as consumers turn to affordable, mass-produced fabrics. But in Kabul a small, determined fashion house is fighting to preserve traditional textiles.
The U.S. president ordered the creation of a task force to study the USPS and its financial difficulties, after recently claiming without evidence that deliveries for Amazon.com Inc were costing the service money.
China’s commerce ministry said on Thursday trade talks with the United States would be impossible as Washington’s attempts at dialogue were not sincere, vowing to act if the U.S. president escalates current tensions.
Chinese President Xi Jinping promised on Tuesday to open the country’s economy further and lower import tariffs on products like cars, in a speech seen as an attempt to defuse an escalating trade dispute with the US.