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French court rules against Sunday opening for DIY stores

France's highest administrative court has struck down a government order that allowed hardware stores to open on Sundays. Seven-day trading is strictly regulated in France, and the government must now rush to issue a new order to keep the shops open. Also, how protests in Bosnia are focusing on the country's failed privatisation programme.

By Stephen CARROLL


2018-09-24 The Business Chronicle

US, China impose new tariffs on each other's goods

The US has slapped a new round of tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports. China has retaliated with import duties on $60 billion worth of American goods. The latest...

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2018-09-21 The Business Chronicle

Europe's biggest port gears up for Brexit

Following British and EU leaders’ failure to come to an agreement on Brexit in Salzburg, ports across Europe are gearing up for every possible outcome. In Rotterdam, home to...

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2018-09-20 The Business Chronicle

Alibaba founder rolls back on pledge to create 1m US jobs

The founder and chairman of Chinese internet giant Alibaba, Jack Ma, has said it will be impossible to fulfil his pledge to create one million jobs in the United States because...

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2018-09-19 The Business Chronicle

US-China trade war deepens as Beijing calls for global support

The trade war between the United States and China has escalated, after Beijing slapped retaliatory tariffs on $60 billion of American imports. China's Premier Li, meanwhile, used...

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2018-09-18 The Business Chronicle

US hits China with trade tariffs on $200bn of goods

The United States has announced the latest round of trade tariffs on China, affecting around $200 billion worth of goods. The levy will initially be lower than expected at 10%,...

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