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SUVs shrink to fit European market

...economy slowly heals from a financial crisis.Car sales rose for the 17th straight month in January in the 28-country European Union, and last year's sales of 12.55 million vehicles represented a 5.6 percent increase over the year before...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/smart-shopper/2015-03-05/suvs-shrink-
Horse 'kill buying' legal, but critics see abuse, deception

...domestic horses are regularly treated with painkillers, dewormers and other drugsthat make them unsafe to eat.The European Union on Thur sday suspended horse meat imports from Mexico after audits found serious problems with Mexico's ability...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-17/horse-kill-buying-legal-criti
US trade deficit jumps 17.1 percent to $46.6 billion

...Republicans, who now for the first time in his presidency control both houses of Congress.For 2014, the deficit with the European Union climbed 12.5 percent to a record $141.1 billion, as growth in imports outpaced U.S. export sales to Europe...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-05/us-trade-deficit-jumps-171
Greece, eurozone show openness for dialogue

...expecting," said Professor Hendrik Vos of the University of Ghent. Jean-Claude Juncker, the president of the European Union's executive commission, agreed: "I am not excessively nervous about this."At the least, Tsipras' election...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-26/greece-eurozone-show-openn
Richest 1 percent see global wealth jump

...inequality is holding back the fight against global poverty as the world's biggest companies lobby the U.S. and European Union for beneficial tax changes at a time when average taxpayers are still paying the bill for the financial crisis, Oxfam...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-19/richest-1-percent-sees-sha
It comes with the terror-tory

...the prevailing culture to accommodate theirs, particularly in France, home of the largest Muslim population in the European Union.A recent Ipsos survey there found that 66 percent of French people believe there are too many foreigners in France...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-01-07/it-comes-terror-tory
Quick growth of Asian airlines creates challenge: how to safely train enough jet pilots

...Nations.Indonesia has a particularly bumpy safety record.In 2007, the safety standards there were so bad that the European Union prohibited all of Indonesia's airlines from flying into any of its member countries. That ban was lifted Aug. 17...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-30/quick-growth-asian-airline
Economists forecast fast growth in 2015

...projected much weaker in Europe and Japan. It forecast 1 percent growth in Japan and 1.2 percent growth in the European Union. China's growth was put at 7 percent for next year.The NABE forecasters, while concerned about global weakness...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-08/economists-forecast-fast-g
Blighted harvest drives olive oil price pressures

...Alentejo region, the country's olive heartland. "It's a tough year."Olive oil is big business in southern European Union countries. They are the source of more than 70 percent of the world's olive oil, bringing export revenue of almost...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-18/blighted-harvest-drives-ol
Advocates to push for federal ban on animal testing for cosmetics next year

...companies, such as Tri Tech Laboratories of Lynchburg, a custom manufacturer of personal care products.Last year, the European Union banned the sale of new cosmetics containing ingredients tested on animals, and India introduced a similar ban.Sara...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-16/advocates-push-federal-ban