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BERLIN Airbus and Dassault Aviation have signed an initial agreement to cooperate on Europe's Future Air Combat System (FCAS) even though the two are rivals and have not yet said which one of them would lead the project.
* If Germany orders F-35s, that would wreck FCAS - Airbus (Adds Merkel, more on leadership of project)
March 28 Below are company-related news and stories from French and Benelux media which could have an impact on the region's markets or individual stocks.
PARIS French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday he wanted France to supplant Britain as New Delhi's partner of choice in Europe, as he embarked on a four-day tour of India.
KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia, the world's No.2 producer of palm oil, said on Thursday the European Union's decision to curb imports of the commodity could undermine France's hopes of winning one of Asia's biggest fighter plane deals.
PARIS Dassault Aviation , one of France's leading military and civilian jet makers, voiced concerns over the impact of Brexit on Thursday, as it reported higher 2017 profits.
* Dividend up to 15.30 euros, shares rise (Adds further executive comments, detail)
PARIS, March 8 Dassault Aviation reported higher profits for 2017 and forecast delivering 40 of its Falcon planes and 12 of its Rafale fighter jets for 2018, while net sales were expected to be similar to the 2017 figure.
LE BOURGET, France Dassault Aviation announced plans for a new long-range business jet on Wednesday, renewing a battle with Gulfstream at the top end of the market as demand for the ultimate status symbol recovers from a prolonged recession.
LE BOURGET, France Dassault Aviation said on Wednesday that it was in talks with French engine maker Safran over delays in the development of the Silvercrest engine, which it has blamed for a decision to cancel its Falcon 5X business jet program.