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Business News Archive - September 14, 2009

China's anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigations into U.S.

U.S President Barack Obama's decision to slap tariffs on Chinese tire imports will hit that country's industry hard, the head of a Chinese trade group said. Obama's decision may affect the employment of 100,000 tire workers in China and may bring an aggregated loss of $1 billion to China's tire exporters, Fan Rende, chairman of China Rubber Industry Association, told the China Daily. Obama said he made the decision to impose tariffs up to 35 percent based on the U.S.

LONDON, September 14 /PRNewswire/ -- - Acquisition Secures Proprietary Turbine Technologies for Doosan, Completing the Company's All-Round Capabilities in Power Generation Equipment - Deal Positions Doosan as one of the World's Top-Tier Power Plant Equipment Makers - Doosan Power Systems to Oversee Skoda Power and Doosan Babcock Energy Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction (DHIC), the leading Korean heavy industries company, has signed an agreement to buy Czech power plant equipment maker Skoda Power a.s., which will provide the rights to proprietary turbine technologies used in power plants.

VIENNA, Austria, September 14 /PRNewswire/ -- - iSi Automotive Expands to Become Complete Airbag Supplier - iSi to run and Further Expand the Fully Equipped Design, Test and Engineering Centre for Vehicle Safety in Berlin - CEO Dietmar Schafer: "Ideal Upgrade of our Service Range" iSi Automotive GmbH, a global leader in the supply of innovative and contaminant-free compressed gas technology for airbags, acquired the largest part of automotive supplier Delphi's European airbag activities in August 2009.

ENID, Okla., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Continental Resources, Inc.

Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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