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  1. News - World - FRANCE

    France unveils toughest-ever budget

    Posted Sep 29th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... top tax rate as unavoidable if France is to get its finances under control and meet EU deficit targets deemed essential to avoid the collapse of the euro single currency. But opposition ... of the conditions agreed in July for a European bailout of as much as €100 billion euros for its banks. The budget breakdown indicated France needs to make €36.9 billion in savings if it is to meet its ...

  2. News - World - FRANCE

    French President Francois Hollande defiant in face of criticism

    Posted Nov 15th 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press in Paris

    ... Associated Press in Paris President pleads patience on his plans to rebuild economy in face of criticism and falling polls Time is not on Hollande's side France's president just cannot seem to win. Six months after sweeping to power on an anti-a ...

  3. News - World - FRANCE

    Thousands join Paris protest against EU austerity

    Posted Oct 02nd 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... said approving the pact would be an "essential step" in resolving the debt crisis threatening the euro zone and its single currency. "Francois Hollande and I will never take the responsibility... of making the euro disappear," he said. "The future of the euro zone is at stake." Hollande's government on Friday unveiled a 2013 budget aimed at plugging the €37 ...

  4. Business - Economy - FRANCE

    Francois Hollande paying price for breaking with French tradition

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:05am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... sector capital investment in an economy that has failed to grow since the start of this year. France now lags euro-zone economies, which when combined should post gross domestic product growth of 0.9 per cent this year, picking up to 1.6 per cent next year, according to European Central Bank estimates. Subtract France and Italy from the equation and euro-zone growth would be 2 per cent ...

  5. Business - Economy - FRANCE

    'Sick' France gets diagnosis from new economy minister Emmanuel Macron

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 05:57am by AFP

    ... in this country which is called mass unemployment... there is no choice but to reform the economy." France, the euro zone's second-largest economy, is suffering from a record high unemployment ...

  6. Property - International - FRANCE

    France government seek new measures to revive slump

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 03:50am by Reuters

    ... and ease conditions for interest-free loans have done little to reassure a sector that is a big employer in the euro zone's second-biggest economy, and which has been battered by policy ...

  7. Property - International - FRANCE

    Red-tape pledge fails to boost home starts

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 05:13am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Paris Red-tape pledge fails to boost home starts Strangled by regulation and high prices, weak French housing investment is proving a major drag on the euro zone's second-biggest economy as it struggles to stage a convincing recovery. President Francois Hollande pledged more than a year ago to slash red tape holding back construction, hoping to bring within reach ...

  8. News - World - FRANCE

    Hollande set to name Manuel Valls as French PM after election rout

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 07:44pm by AFP

    ... reshuffle was widely anticipated given the poor showing in elections and the record unpopularity of Hollande, struggling to reverse a rise in unemployment and to spur growth in the euro zone ...

  9. News - World - FRANCE

    Hollande’s popularity up amid affair rumours, but focus turns to stricken French ‘first lady’

    Posted Jan 14th 2014, 10:21am by AGENCIES

    ... it comes to the euro zone’s second-largest economy. France’s blue-chip stock index CAC 40 is down 0.8 per cent, the worst performance among European bourses this year. Analysts are for now ...



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