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Beef import deal with China whets French appetite

France moved closer on Monday to exporting beef to China by clinching a health and safety accord with Beijing, raising the prospect of sales to a booming Chinese market just as U.S. beef shipments are threatened with tariffs.

China tells France an Airbus deal is still alive

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Monday Beijing was willing to continue talks over the purchase of Airbus jets after French President Emmanuel Macron failed to clinch a deal earlier this year.

All about the gas - Australia primed for more M&A

Private equity firms are expected to drive a wave of merger activity in Australia's gas sector, hunting for bargains amid soaring demand in China, rising domestic prices and a broader oil market recovery.