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How the Chinese are outstripping the competition in both imports and exports

While the rest of the world is still recovering from the global recession, China seems to have picked itself up and dusted itself off rather well. It accounts for 10% of imports worldwide and is also one of the world's biggest importers. Despite the strength of the euro, China has countless multimillion euro trade deals in place with Western countries - proof that this emerging market is a force to be reckoned with.

Programme prepared by Kate Williams, Marie Billon and Patrick Lovett

By Fiona GOVAN , Clément PERROUAULT , Adeline PERCEPT

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2014-09-23 business

A little bit of Africa in Paris

We take you on a guided tour of Paris - but don't expect just another report on the French capital's iconic landmarks. We're showing you the city's cultural diversity, and today...

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2014-09-22 Paris

Why do international students choose Paris?

After the US and UK, France is one of the most popular destinations for international students with thousands coming to the French capital every year. Our reporters talked to...

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2014-09-19 Russia

Ukraine's 'volunteer' battalions: Under Kiev's control?

Ukraine is offering temporary self-rule to areas of its eastern Donbass region currently controlled by separatists. It’s part of a ceasefire deal, but one that was virtually...

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2014-09-18 children

Cleaning up Thailand's shady surrogacy industry

In the absence of rules, surrogacy has become a thriving - and shady - business in Thailand. But things could be about to change as a series of highly publicised cases have...

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2014-09-17 referendum

Scottish referendum: Should I stay or should I go?

This Wednesday is the final day of campaigning before people living in Scotland vote on whether or not to leave the United Kingdom. Our correspondents in Scotland have been to...

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