PARIS Hot weather in France next week is expected to prolong drought conditions that have impacted several sectors including nuclear power generation and farming, and led to restrictions on water use in 61 administrative regions.
PARIS Tereos, one of the world's largest sugar makers, is facing a key internal vote on Wednesday that could change the group's strategy, with senior management challenged by cooperative members concerned by a plunge in profit.
PARIS Archer Daniels Midland Company plans to cut 127 staff at its recently acquired Neovia animal feed business in France to eradicate job duplication, the head of the group's animal nutrition department said on Tuesday.
* More job cuts planned at Neovia globally
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* Expects deal to reduce net debt, boost operating profit
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PARIS More European sugar factories will close as companies are forced to cut costs after a slump in prices since the end of EU production quotas wiped out profits, French sugar group Cristal Union's chief executive said on Thursday.
(In May 28 story, OIE corrected statement to remove Laos in list in paragraph 6 and added Cambodia.)
TRIPOLI/PARIS France's President Emmanuel Macron called on Wednesday for a ceasefire in the month-long battle for Libya's capital Tripoli after fighting hit a migrant detention center overnight.
(Corrects headline and paragraph 1 to make clear that syndication process is ongoing, to make clear in paragraph 5 that no offers finalized by April 15, to clarify sourcing throughout)