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Louis Vuitton to raise global prices

A spokesperson for Louis Vuitton in China, speaking to Reuters, revealed that the fashion brand will raise prices this week as a result of increased manufacturing and transportation costs.

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Tyson Foods reports Q4 and full 2021 results

The U.S.-headquartered meatpacker and hide processor has reported its fourth quarter and full 2021 fiscal year results, with adjusted operating income of US$4.3 billion for the full year, up 42% from 2020.

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Marfrig becomes BRF top shareholder

Brazilian beef producer Marfrig has bought up to 24% of Brazilian meatpacker and food processor BRF SA’s outstanding shares with aims to diversify its holdings and be a passive investor rather than influence management. The transaction is estimated at US$800 million, according to industry sources.

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LHCA shows the environmental costs of using imitation products and synthetics

The Leather & Hide Council of America (LHCA) has released a new infographic to shine light on the environmental costs of using imitation products and synthetics, mostly made from plastics and other non-renewable sources, as opposed to real leather in finished consumer goods. The infographic, along with additional information about the sustainability of real leather, can be found here and using the hashtag #chooserealleather.

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China and its people

The pandemic and the subsequent vaccine rollout present a very divided world. Global economic recovery is expected to be pretty strong in 2021, but only because of growth in China, the U.S. and Europe.

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