German Economy Slows Less Than Forecast

German growth slowed less than predicted in the second quarter while Italian output unexpectedly stagnated, signaling diverging fortunes for two of the region’s biggest economies as they brace for any fallout from Britain’s decision to leave the European Union. Germany’s gross domestic product rose a seasonally-adjusted 0.4 percent in the three months through June, following

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Swiss companies strive to remain competitive

A survey conducted by Switzerland Global Enterprise shows that companies have taken a range of actions in order to remain competitive, among them optimising procurement, calculating in euros or dollars, reducing salaries, sinking production costs, raising prices, searching for other lucrative markets, or pulling out of foreign markets. More than 90% of Swiss exporters do

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Danone Invests €240 million in the Netherlands

Danone announced that it is investing €240 million to build a new plant for its Early Life Nutrition business. With this investment, Danone will capitalize on strong and growing demand for its international early life nutrition brands, including Aptamil and Nutrilon, for both standard and specialized products. The state-of-the-art facility will be built in Cuijk

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