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  • Switzerland-based chemcial company Clariant has opened a production facility for process and light stabilizers in the Cangzhou National Coastal-Port Economy & Technology Development Zone in Cangzhou, China, as part of a joint venture with Beijing Tiangang Auxiliary (Tiangang)

  • Engineering provider Conbit, a subsidiary of UK-based Mammoet, has opened its Asia-Pacific hub in Johor Bahru, Malaysia

  • Australia-based investment advice company Praemium has opened a new office in Edinburgh, UK, with plants to create 20 jobs by the end of 2021

  • Argon & Co, a France and UK headquartered operations consulting firm, has opened an office in Chicago, Illinois, its second US location

  • Switzerland-based photogrammetry platform provider Pix4D has expanded its office in Tokyo, Japan, to serve the Asia-Pacific region

  • UK-based Onyx Insight, a provider of predictive data analytics and engineering expertise to the global wind industry, has opened a new office in Madrid, Spain to serve wind farm owners and operators across the Mediterranean

  • US-based talent advisory firm Boyden has opened a new office in Dublin, Ireland

  • France-based glassmaker Verescence has opened a sales office in São Paulo, Brazil

  • UK-based digital marketing agency Search Laboratory has opened a new office in Austin, Texas, US

  • Sweden-based international distributor and rights management company Eccho Rights is establishing an office in London, UK, hiring three staff

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Environmental tax revenues - highest paying countries in EU

Top 10 countries for environmental tax revenues, by percentage of GDP in 2019 (Source: Eurostat)

Country Tax as % of GDP (2019)
Greece 3.86
Croatia 3.54
Netherlands 3.39
Slovenia 3.32
Italy 3.28
Denmark 3.27
Estonia 3.16
Bulgaria 3.11
Latvia 2.96
Finland 2.8

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