The AFP Tuesday economics news advisory

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BRAZZAVILLE

The Republic of Congo has established a Postal Bank (BPC) with the aim of reaching a wider part of the population of 3.6 million in a country where only about five percent of inhabitants have bank accounts.

500 words by Laudes Martial Mbon.

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PARIS

Published data confirmed recession in the eurozone's weakest economies last year, breathing new life into a heated debate on whether aggressive austerity measures may come at the cost of economic growth.

550 words

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WARSAW

Two years after Japan's Fukushima nuclear crisis, the head of French group Areva, a leading company in the sector, insists that public confidence in atomic energy has been re-established.

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