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

Latest update : 2014-08-12

France remains world's favourite holiday destination

France has kept its top spot as the world’s most visited country, according to new figures from the French government. France welcomed almost 85 million tourists last year - 15 million more than its nearest rival, the United States. Despite the increased number of visitors, many working in the tourist industry in France say they’re struggling to make a living. Also today: the banana battle for ownership of Chiquita.

By Stephen CARROLL

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2017-08-23 Angola

Hit hard by falling oil prices, Angola looks to diversify economy

As Angola elects its first new president in almost four decades, we take a look at how the nation is suffering from an economic downturn. Once a major exporter of agricultural...

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2017-08-22 France

French government, employers and unions begin final discussions on labour reforms

The French government is starting a last round of talks with business lobbies and labour unions ahead of an August 31 deadline to publish legislation on labour reforms. The aim...

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2017-08-21 China

US investigating China's intellectual property policy

Fears of a trade war heat up as the US launches a formal investigation into China's intellectual property policies. French students face an expensive back-to-school season, and...

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2017-08-18 Business

Terror attack, Trump turmoil rattle stock markets

Global stocks fell as a terrorist attack in Barcelona and political turmoil in Washington raised concern among investors. Meanwhile the US president has scrapped plans to create...

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2017-08-17 Donald Trump

US business leaders abandon Trump after Charlottesville

US President Donald Trump has dissolved his councils of business leaders amid a wave of CEO resignations over his reaction to neo-nazi rallies in Virginia. And NAFTA...

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