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Europe’s Top Two Economies Sound Alarm Over Absent Supplies

  • French factory output falls most since 2020 lockdowns
  • Business activity in Germany slows to eight-month low

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An aggravating global supply squeeze caused the steepest decline in French manufacturing output since stringent coronavirus lockdowns were in place last year and severely damped growth momentum in Germany, purchasing managers report.