BUENOS AIRES, Dec 12 The European Union, United States and Japan will issue a joint statement on Tuesday criticizing countries with too much factory capacity, though it will not directly name China, a major source of concern, EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom said.
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MEXICO CITY, Dec 12 The Mexican government has banned an affiliate of construction company Odebrecht from bidding for federal public contracts for four years, in an investigation stemming from the bribery scandal that has engulfed the Brazil-based builder.
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NEW DELHI India's retail inflation in November breached the Reserve Bank of India's medium-term target of 4 percent, which could put pressure on it to raise policy rates in 2018.