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Global wine production drops to lowest level in 60 years

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Photographer Clare Strand explores the causes and consequences of communication breakdown

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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 : 2016-01-22

Davos 2016: Japan hit by Chinese market turmoil

The turmoil on the Chinese currency and stock markets has been hitting the world's third-largest economy, Japan, hard. The Nikkei share index entered bear territory earlier this week, having slumped by more than 20 per cent since its peak last June. This as the Japanese government is struggling with low growth, while trying to implement structural reforms in the economy. We spoke to William H. Saito, entrepreneur and adviser to Japan's Cabinet Office, at the World Economic Forum in Davos.

By Stephen CARROLL

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2018-04-25 wine

Global wine production drops to lowest level in 60 years

A harsh European winter sent global wine production tumbling last year, to its lowest level since 1957. Spanish, French and Italian winemakers saw their output drop by up to a...

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2018-04-23 Emmanuel Macron

Macron hopes for breakthrough on trade tensions during US visit

Can Emmanuel Macron break through to Donald Trump on the trade tensions that have swept the globe? The French leader will be arguing for an EU exemption on steel tariffs as he...

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2018-04-23 Economic growth

Poverty remains a challenge for Paraguay as new president is elected

Paraguay has a new president - a conservative from the ruling Colorado party won Sunday's poll with a narrow margin. Despite enjoying steady economic growth for over a decade,...

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2018-04-20 football

Paris Saint-Germain football club opens new hub in Shanghai

France's Paris Saint-Germain football club has opened a brand new sporting complex in Shanghai, with indoor football pitches, a gym and a shop. This comes as PSG looks to boost...

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2018-04-19 strike

Trains, schools & power plants: Latest French strikes cause disruption

Schools, the postal service and electricity production are among the services being disrupted as unions stage a general strike in France. The action is combining protests over a...

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