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Ukraine's illegal mafia-run amber mining; and the street art being destroyed by authorities in Brazil

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Mobile World Congress opens in Barcelona

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Trump: ‘Fake news’ and unnamed sources

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BUSINESS DAILY

A daily update on the latest business and economic news. Live on weekdays at 8.15 am Paris time.

Latest update : 2014-03-24

Currency clash: Strong euro hurting France’s exporters

The strength of the euro, particularly when compared to the US dollar, is making life more difficult for European manufacturers who want to export their goods outside of the eurozone. We have a special report from France’s "Aerospace Valley" on how companies there say they’re struggling to keep their competitive edge. Also today: counting the cost of France’s municipal elections.

By Stephen CARROLL

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2017-02-27 Australia

Mobile World Congress opens in Barcelona

The world's largest mobile conference opens in Barcelona Monday, with both new tech and retro throwbacks on offer. A budget proposal from the Trump administration is expected on...

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2017-02-24 Donald Trump

Mixed signals from US administration on China's currency

During his campaign, Donald Trump repeatedly slammed China for manipulating its currency and hurting American workers in the process. One month after being sworn in, he maintains...

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2017-02-23 PSA Peugeot Citroën

Peugeot's profits double as Opel takeover eyed

Profits at the PSA group - which owns Peugeot and Citroën - nearly doubled last year, helped by cost-cutting and increased sales. That's good news for the company, which is in...

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2017-02-22 Austria

Austria to reward companies for hiring locals

Austria's government has approved rules to reward companies with tax cuts for hiring workers already resident in the country. The move is meant to help cut unemployment, but...

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2017-02-21 Air France

1.5 million fewer tourists visited Paris in 2016

The number of tourists visiting the French capital fell by 1.5 million, or 5 percent, last year. However, the city's tourism authority says there were signs of a recovery in the...

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