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Getting a piece of the European pie

As national budgets are squeezed, even richer EU countries are looking to Brussels for funding. In this edition of Beyond Business, we look at how a group of ports on Europe's Atlantic coast are competing against each other for cash.

By Julien MUNTZER , Mounia BEN AÏSSA , Ali LAIDI

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