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European factory output plummets due to COVID-19 shutdown, report says

The IHS Markit manufacturing purchasing managers’ index for the eurozone also reports that Italy is enduring its sharpest contraction on record.

Economic growth in January slowed to 0.1 per cent, StatsCan says

Reduced trade with China affected potential growth in January, the agency said, and the COVID-19 pandemic and a collapse in oil prices has hurt the economy since then.

Tetra Laval Group donating 10 million euros towards COVID-19 relief efforts

The Swiss-based multinational conglomerate is donating to various voluntary organizations that support healthcare systems across the countries it operates in.

Dow expands hand sanitizer production at five sites

The five sites in Europe and the Americas are expected to produce more than 200 metric tons of sanitizer, which will be donated to local health systems and government agencies.

Ford making 50,000 ventilators with GE Healthcare in next 100 days

The ventilators are less complex than others, and are designed by Florida-based Airon Corp., a company that specializes in high-tech pneumatic life support products.
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