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Michelin declines on strong euro


First quarter revenue declined 2.4% for Michelin, Europe’s largest tiremaker, as the strong euro and the weaker demand in Easter Europe dented sales. The company, located in Clermont-Ferrand, France, reported its sales went down to 4.76 billion euros ($6.58 billion) from 4.88 billion euros in the same period of 2013. According to the company, the mounting tensions between Russia and Ukraine ...
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