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New Eurogroup president to be chosen in December

The next president of the Eurogroup will be chosen by eurozone finance ministers at their Eurogroup meeting on 4 December, the current president Jeroen Dijsselbloem said on Monday. Dijsselbloem, who will lose his Dutch finance minister position when a new government coalition is in place, probably towards the end of October, said in Luxembourg that he will leave his Eurogroup chair mandate when his mandate ends on 13 January.

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There is not a single European company among the world's top 10 computer hardware companies. Within the EU, Germany and Sweden rank among world leaders, but Bulgaria and Slovakia among the worst-performing developed nations.

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