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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 : 2017-10-24

EU ministers agree to tighten rules on 'posted workers'

Most EU labour ministers have agreed to reform the bloc's rules on "posted workers", migrant workers from poorer EU states. The initiative was spearheaded by French President Emmanuel Macron. Also today: EU Council President Donald Tusk says it's "up to London" how Brexit negotiations will end. And global wine production hits a 50-year low, due to fluctuating weather conditions that have damaged crops in top-producing countries.

By Anca ULEA

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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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2018-09-17 The Business Chronicle

IMF warns of 'costly' no-deal Brexit

The UK's Chambers of Commerce has revised its UK growth estimates down in the face of Brexit. It was a stark warning, reiterated by IMF head Christine Lagarde, who said that a...

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2018-09-14 The Business Chronicle

End of the road for Volkswagen Beetle

It's an emotional end of an era: Volkswagen says it will stop production of its iconic Beetle cars next year. Also, ten years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers triggered...

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