Prime à la Casse: Scrapping your Car can be used to Buy a Used Car

Nicolas Hulot reform the “conversion premium” little used so far. From January 1, all the old vehicle owners can use it to buy a newer, cleaner vehicle. The government hopes to distribute over 100,000 premiums next year. First scrapping for the occasion It’s the return of the scrappage scheme . But the measure taken by Nicolas Hulot significantly different from …

Fuel Prices at Gas Stations Rose Sharply Last Week

AUTOMOTIVE: Diesel fuel rose 2.61 cents, and that of petrol without lead SP95 3.51 cents … Bad news for motorists. Prices of fuels sold in service stations in France rose sharply last week, according to official figures published Monday. Fuel  the most sold in France with about 80% of volumes sold, diesel oil rose 2.61 cents to 1.2154 euro per liter on …

Defence: The Armies Budget will Increase by 1.6 Billion Euros in 2018

Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced an increase in the defence budget “unprecedented over the past decade.” It will increase to more than 1.6 billion euros in 2018. “We will next year increase in the budget that I will present the budget of the Armies of more than 1.6 billion euros. This effort will continue in 2019 and …

Nokia Plans to Cut Nearly 600 Jobs in France by 2019

EMPLOYMENT: The job cuts will affect the central functions and support these subsidiaries based in the Paris-Saclay campus (Essonne) and Lannion (Côtes d’Armor) … Nokia  plans 597 job cuts in France by 2019 in its subsidiaries Alcatel Lucent International and Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN) , out of a total of 4,200 people in the two companies, said …

Fruits and Vegetables: Declining Prices after a 2016 Record

This summer, the prices of fruits and vegetables were lower than last year. They had seen a record increase in 2016 after difficult weather conditions, according to the association Rural Families. The Rural Families Association released Thursday its annual barometer of prices of fruits and vegetables . This summer prices on the labels were down 8% for fruit and 7% for …

Allocation de Rentrée Scolaire: How Much is the School Allowance this Year

SCHOOL: Aid that funds the purchase of school supplies is paid to about three million families from this Thursday, August 17th … It is from this Thursday that the Allocation de Rentrée Scolaire (ARS ) or school allowance is paid for this school year 2017. Approximately three million families are to receive this aid which finances the supplies for …