Analysis of the big global business and economic issues, as they affect consumers and…
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Greece has assumed the presidency of the European Union, as the country continues to struggle with recession and social unrest. We hear from Athens where many people are sceptical of an improvement in relations between Greece and the rest of the EU. Also the total number of smokers worldwide has topped a billion, according to a new report. We ask why the numbers are rising in large developing countries like India. Also the latest in the BBC's MINT economy series as economist Jim O'Neill visits Indonesia - and the boss of Sony talks to the BBC's Rory Cellan-Jones at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
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