Paris saw a drop of 1.5 million tourists in 2016 as fears linked to terror attacks scared off visitors, especially from China and Japan, figures showed Tuesday.
EU finance ministers agreed Tuesday to close loopholes that multinational firms exploit to pay low or no taxes by shopping for better deals outside the 28-nation bloc.
Wall Street stocks rose early Tuesday, adding to records, as solid holiday-quarter earnings from Wal-Mart Stores and Home Depot lifted retailers.
Two nuclear reactors being built in the southern Chinese city of Taishan will come onstream months later than planned, said China General Nuclear Power (CGN), which runs the project together with France’s EDF.
French carmaker PSA Peugeot Citroen hopes to become a strategic partner for struggling Malaysian group Proton, a company spokesman told AFP on Tuesday.
The French government on Tuesday ordered the slaughter of the last 600,000 ducks in a bird flu-hit southwest region at the forefront of the foie gras industry.
Two of the world’s top mining firms returned to profit with a bang on recovering iron ore and coal prices, higher output, cost cutting and asset sales, results showed Tuesday.
The eurozone economy grew at its fastest pace in six years in February, as all signs pointed to the recovery maintaining “strong momentum,” a closely watched surved showed Tuesday.
Legislators for financially strapped Rio de Janeiro state voted Monday to approve privatization of the public water utility despite a strike by workers and threats of protests.
South African retail firms Steinhoff International and Shoprite Holdings announced Monday they had scrapped plans to merge their local assets to form the continent’s biggest retailer.
European stock markets rose Monday, with gains in London capped by a sharp drop in the share price of Unilever following the collapse of a proposed mega-merger.