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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 : 2018-09-18

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%, to allow US companies time to adapt. Also today, Coca-Cola is branching out, starting talks over new recipes with medical marijuana producer Aurora Cannabis.

By Stephen CARROLL

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2018-10-19 The Business Chronicle

China's growth slows to lowest level since 2009

China's economic growth has slowed to its worst level since the global financial crisis. Beijing released its first quarterly GDP report since tit-for-tat tariffs began with the...

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2018-10-18 The Business Chronicle

US backs off branding China a currency manipulator

The US Treasury Department stops short of labelling China a "currency manipulator", despite Donald Trump repeatedly accusing Beijing of interfering with the yuan. Also today,...

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2018-10-17 The Business Chronicle

US tops list of most competitive economies

The United States has come out on top of the World Economic Forum's Global Competitiveness Index, knocking Switzerland into fourth place. Have Donald Trump's policies helped its...

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2018-10-16 The Business Chronicle

'Personal computing would not have existed without him': Paul Allen dies aged 65

Paul Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with Bill Gates, has died at the age of 65. Allen left the software giant in 1983, and had since gone on to invest in the arts, sport and...

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2018-10-15 The Business Chronicle

Business leaders drop out of Saudi conference over Khashoggi disappearance

An upcoming Saudi investment conference is hit with a number of high-profile withdrawals, amid accusations that Riyadh is responsible for the disappearance and suspected murder...

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