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U.S. says producers harmed by groundwood paper imports from Canada

WASHINGTON, Sept 22 The U.S. International Trade Commission said on Friday it had made a preliminary finding that imports of uncoated groundwood paper from Canada were harming U.S. producers.

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UPDATE 3-South Africa's finmin calls for criminal probe into KPMG

JOHANNESBURG, Sept 22 South African law enforcement agencies should investigate KPMG after the global auditor sacked its local leadership over work done for business friends of President Jacob Zuma, Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba said on Friday.

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Germany steel workers protest over Thyssen-Tata steel merger plan

BOCHUM, Germany, Sept 22 Several thousand steelworkers took to the streets of Bochum in Germany's industrial heartland on Friday to protest against the planned merger of the European steel units of Thyssenkrupp and Tata Steel.

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Japan's Idemitsu shuts Chiba naphtha cracker - source

TOKYO, Sept 22 Japan's Idemitsu Kosan shut the 414,000 tonnes per year Chiba naphtha cracker on Friday to increase its capacity to process propane, an industry source familiar with the matter said.

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EU mergers and takeovers (Sept 22)

BRUSSELS, Sept 22 The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process:

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