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High-flying ambitions: China's Comac rolls out first large commercial jet

China has unveiled its first large jetliner. The C919 is expected to enter commercial traffic in 2019. Will the Chinese jet be able to compete and perhaps even break Airbus and Boeing's duopoly?

Also in this programme, FRANCE 24's Stephen Carroll goes to the Web Summit in Dublin, where tech giants are seen to be eyeing the auto market. You might think it would create bad blood among car makers, but Ford's Executive Chairman says it's "awesome". Bill Ford sat down with Stephen Carroll in Dublin to talk about how tech could change his industry.

Plus, something's brewing in Mozambique! We tell you how Cassava root is shaking up African beer making.

By Markus KARLSSON , Stephen CARROLL , Farah BOUCHERAK

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Bill FORD

Executive Chairman, Ford Motor Company

Scott HAMILTON

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2018-01-11 Emmanuel Macron

On state business: Do official visits help boost trade ties?

The French president went to China this week and came back with big deals for French firms. But do state visits really help to boost business ties? Stephen Carroll asks Sébastien...

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2018-01-04 world economy

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In this special edition of People & Profit, we’ll look at the challenges facing the global economy in 2018. In its annual report, the Eurasia Group breaks down a list that...

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2017-12-28 Emmanuel Macron

Macronomics: Is Macron making a difference for French business?

He was elected as the pro-business, pro-reform president, but has Emmanuel Macron made a real difference for French entrepreneurs? We take a look back at the year in business in...

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With fares as low as 99 euros for a transatlantic flight, long distance travel has never been cheaper. It's a market that's attracting many of the traditional carriers such as...

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