ECB raised its 2015 inflation forecast

The European Central Bank (ECB) was more optimistic … The European Central Bank (ECB) was more optimistic about its inflation forecast for 2015 in the euro zone but has slightly lowered the growth for 2017,  announced by the banks president yesterday, Wednesday. The monetary institution has slightly lowered its forecast for growth in gross domestic …

Cdiscount: The e-commerce giant launches a boutique dedicated to men

In 2014, the French leader in e-commerce had already launched a specialized site for children . Cdiscount has announced the opening of its online sales site dedicated to men, Cornerhomme.com, modelled on previous thematic sites launched by the subsidiary of the e-commerce company Cnova. Cornerhomme.com wants to be an expert site, combining an online store and …

Housing Rents continue to fall

HOUSING The Clameur investigation unveiled Tuesday tip unprecedented decline in rents on three major cities on four since the beginning of the year … The rental market is rebounding in France . “Mobility is now at 28.2%, slightly above its long term average.  And this is a comparable to that usually noted early in the …

Why the Chinese are not Investing in France

The Chinese prefer to locate their activities in England and Germany, reveals the 2015 E&Y Barometer study published today … When they get hold of a vineyard, a football club or part of PSA, they make headlines. And the Chinese have actually increased the acquisitions in France in recent years . But we are very …

Amazon will declare its revenues in France

Amazon announce it will declare its revenues … The American giant of the Amazon distribution will abandon its lower tax regime of Luxembourg, to declare income in the UK, Germany, Spain, Italy and France, according to a statement sent to AFP earlier today, Tuesday.  The group will have to pay taxes in each country according …

Less Households Pay Tax

New figures just released show that less than half of households paid income tax last year. Only 47.5% of households paid tax as opposed to 2013 when 52.3% paid. This is linked to a declining number of paying households overall despite numbers of actual households in France going up with 17.6million households paid income tax, …

France: green light for first quarter growth

The indicators published this week in France suggest that the country has started the year on a robust growth rate, but economists remain cautious, waiting for investment and jobs take off. The indicators published this week in France suggest that the country has started the year on a robust growth rate, but economists remain cautious, …