Property Prices Continue to Rise in Major Cities, including Bordeaux

REAL ESTATE: The MeilleursAgents site indicates a sharp rise in property prices in January 2017, amid rising interest rates, except in Lille where the measurement of rent control would affect … According to the new edition of the monthly survey of real estate prices ofMeilleursAgents.com , soaring property prices in major cities of France continued …

EDF: Up to 7,000 Job Cuts in Four Years

EMPLOYMENT: EDF foresees a decline in enrollment from 7.7% to 10.4% in four years, against 5% in three years originally planned … EDF will amplify and extend by one year its workforce reduction plan announced last year, reaching in 2019 a target objective representing between 5,200 and 7,000 job cuts in four years, according to figures …

The Winter Sales Start in Uncertainty and Without the Old Euphoria

CONSUMPTION: The official start of bargain hunting at the Winter Sales starts at 8 o’clock in the Parisian department stores … Starting signal for the winter sales in France. They start on Wednesday for six weeks amid uncertainty after a lackluster season for retailers facing consumers now accustomed to promotions throughout the year. The official …

France: The Trade Deficit in November

The surge in exports, which rose 5.3% in November against 0.7% in October, has reduced the trade deficit in France. It was 4.4 billion euros against 5.2 billion in October. Customs, which issued the information indicates that this beautiful healthy exports in November  “due mainly to the performance recorded for transport (in particular aviation) and …