Highlights: July 8 - July 14, 2019
Christian Fernsby | ▼ July 15, 2019
The most interesting business stories that marked last business week.
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The government of the Austria’s federal Upper Austria state has included an €800 million Linz bypass in its infrastructure programme up to 2030....
Further progress is being made with the project to build the 17.2km sea crossing in Mumbai....
A new budget for road development works has been set for Colombia’s Arauca, Boyaca, Casanare, Cundinamarca, and Santander departments....
Tourism revenues in Tunisia rose by 42.5 percent in the first half of 2019, making up to 684.6 million dollars against 480.5 million dollars in 2018, the Tunisian government announced....
Bristol’s popular fried chicken chain Miss Millie’s has been sold off after 50 years....
Piper Jaffray Companies and Sandler O’Neill + Partners announced they have entered into a definitive merger agreement....
IBM said it has closed its $34 billion acquisition of software company Red Hat....
Network gear maker Cisco Systems said it would buy optical component maker Acacia Communications for $2.84 billion in cash....
Lidl is to invest €1 million to install 4364 solar panels on the roof of its distribution facility currently under construction in Newbridge, Co. Kildare in Ireland....
An International Monetary Fund (IMF) report states that Malaysia can become a high-income nation within two years, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad....
GlobalData said the industry is expected to nearly double its capacity over that period, filling a gap left by the retirement of coal power plants by 2025 and closure of all but one nuclear plant in the next decade....
Western appetites for foods like avocados, coffee and citrus fruit are threatening global food security, according to a study that looked at 40 years of data. ...
The Australian government has come under pressure from dairy farmers to preclude products that do not contain dairy from being labelled as "milk."...
Campbell Soup Company announced that it has signed a definitive agreement for the sale of Kelsen Group to a Ferrero affiliated company for $300 million, subject to customary purchase price adjustments....
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) approved a settlement involving about 5 billion U.S. dollars with Facebook over its probe into the tech giant's privacy violations....
The number of corporate bankruptcies has increased, according to Statistics Netherlands (CBS)....
Effective 1 August, Belarus will sharply increase the tariff on the transit of Russian oil to Europe....
The EPA announced it is again allowing the widespread use of sulfoxaflor insecticide....
Gilead Sciences and Galapagos announced that they have entered into a 10-year global research and development collaboration.... â– What to read next
A series of atmospheric rivers are forecast to produce heavy rainfall in the Pacific Northwest into the upcoming week while heavy snow continues in the Northern Rockies through Sunday.
Latest Hikers missing after Indonesian volcano erupts
Spain arrests fugitive wanted by U.S. for crime of fraud
50 oil and gas companies pledge to cut emissions, pollution in Dubai as climate talks underway
Tanzania's mega hydropower project gets connected to national grid
9 dead after armed men raid Peru's Poderosa mine
Small tsunamis reach areas along Japan's Pacific coast
Snow paralyses Europe and U.S. as winter takes first victim in UK
Philippines earthquake leaves 1 dead
U.S.: Winter storm impacting portions of west
U.S. oil rig count climbs by 5 to 505
Over 2,300 trucks waiting to cross into EU from Belarus, line keeps growing
New report highlights promise of Lithium Valley in California
Greeceâ€™s new FSRU to receive first LNG cargo in January
Cayman Islands to build new submarine cable
Greece cut coal use by over 80%
Sourth Dakota Governor Noem supports Congressman Gallagher's bill protecting U.S. farmland from China
Slovakia to extend grain embargo, expand list of banned agricultural products from Ukraine
Brazil to join OPEC+ in 2024
Zimbabwe mulls wealth tax targeting rich
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Canadian GDP declines in Q3
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Italy's annual inflation rate lowest in 32 months
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U.S. weekly jobless claims inch up to 218,000
American Outdoor Brands Q2 sales $57.9 million
Marvell Technology Q3 revenue $1.419 billion
BMO Financial Q4 income $1,617 million
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store profit $5.46 million
Kroger Q3 earnings to $646 million
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Cape Town and Dubai battle over Africa's energy future
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Georgia refused entry to 21.5 tons of Belarusian potatoes
Value of cereal production in EU â‚¬64.4 billion, milk value â‚¬58.0 billion
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Kazakhstan will supply peaches, cherries, and plums to China
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Commission fines Rabobank â‚¬26.6 million over Euro-denominated bonds trading cartel
Shell Energy fined Â£1.4m by Ofcom for consumer protection breaches
Italy's antitrust agency fines energy companies for aggressive billing
New Jersey duo defrauded investors and mortgage lenders through $2.5 million investment scam
SEC charges Royal Bank of Canada with internal accounting controls violations
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Tuileries Garden Christmas, magic of Christmas in Paris
Chinese HiPhi revealed electric sedan, too bad it can't be trusted
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Gulfstream G700 business jet to fly 14,353 kilometers
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Governor Moore announces expanded access to contraceptive care across Maryland
California Governor Newsom announces new legislation to prevent illicit use and trafficking of xylazine
Argentina records hundreds of Trichinella cases
Loss of auditory nerve fibers uncovered in individuals with tinnitus
Netherlands sees alarming surge in pneumonia among children, China disinfecting schools
Earth experiences second geomagnetic storm in six days
Europe is working on multi purpose habitat for moon
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