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BUSINESS DAILY

Latest update : 2014-02-03

French companies go in search of opportunity in Iran

A delegation of 100 French business people has travelled to Tehran to seek investment opportunities there as sanctions against the country are eased. The companies represented include the carmakers PSA Peugeot Citroën and Renault, whose business was hard hit by sanctions in recent years. Also: what’s in store for Facebook as it celebrates its 10th birthday?

By Stephen CARROLL

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2016-05-30 China

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2016-05-27 G7

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2016-05-26 France

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2016-05-25 Greece

Landmark debt relief deal agreed for Greece

Eurozone finance ministers have agreed a landmark deal to make it easier for Greece to repay its debts. The issue had been at the centre of tensions between European leaders and...

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2016-05-24 France

French oil refinery workers extend strike action

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