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What slowdown? Global factories chugging along

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Euro zone manufacturing activity accelerated in August, clocking the fastest rise in export orders since February 2011 despite a strengthening currency - and Asian factories cranked up production amid strong demand. Ciara Lee asks whether worries over a global slowdown have now all but evaporated.

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