Strong Economic Recovery Takes Hold in the Euro Zone

ECONOMY: Solid growth, falling unemployment rate … the economic recovery takes hold in the euro zone and exceeds own forecasts The euro zone continues to show economic recovery surprisingly robust despite the Brexit , the Catalan crisis or uncertainties that have posed in recent months several decisive national elections. According to a first estimate published on Tuesday by the European Statistical Office Eurostat, economic …

Growth Reached 0.5% in the Third Quarter, according to Insee

ESTIMATE: This figure is in line with the forecast published in early October by the National Statistics Institute … Economic growth reached 0.5% in France in the third quarter, thanks to an acceleration in household consumption and a further increase in investment, according to preliminary estimates released Tuesday by INSEE . Le PIB augmente de 0,5 % …

Manitou, A double-digit growth in the First Half of 2017

With + 17% compared to the period January-June 2016, the Manitou Group, headquartered in Ancenis (Loire-Atlantique), after displaying an “excellent” first half of 2017. “The group has an excellent half with strong growth in activity resulting from acceleration in global markets, including rental companies, and strengthening our performance because of market share recognized products and …

Car Market Grew by 6.8% in 2015,Better Progress Since 2009

The French car market grew by 6.8% in 2015, its best gain since 2009 and exceeded 1.9 million units, according to official statistics released Monday by the French Automobile Manufacturers (CCFA). The French car market grew by 6.8% in 2015, its best gain since 2009 and exceeded 1.9 million units, according to official statistics released …

Manuel Valls Expects Growth Above 1% in 2015

The Prime Minister believes that the GDP growth in 2016 will boost … The Prime Minister, Manuel Valls said earlier today, Friday in Avignon that France should “exceed” 1% growth in 2015, saying that “the hypothesis of the government of a 1% growth for 2015 annual average is more than ever strengthened. “GDP growth was …

The French Video Game Market is Expected to Continue on its Strong Start in 2015

Growth prospects are important … The video game market in France is doing well in mid-year, with performances at the moment similar to 2014 and significant growth prospects, according to research Sell, the syndicat des éditeurs de logiciels de loisirs, published this Tuesday . A total turnover of 770 million euros Sales in the sector reached …

The government forecasts 1.7% growth in 2016

The government plans to “1.7% growth for 2016,” and “maybe … The government plans to “1.7% growth for 2016,” and “maybe even a steeper slope,” said Friday the Secretary of State for Relations with Parliament, Jean-Marie Le Guen who also welcomed the forecast of 1.2% established by INSEE for 2015. The government plans up to …

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, …

Hollande wants to Boost Investment

President Hollande  speaking yesterday to the defense industry, says that it has has “a future in France.”  The president announced a series of measures for investment for companies, including an “exceptional tax mechanism” of investment support. The head of state was visiting the Forges de Trie-Château (Oise) site that has escaped bankruptcy in 2008, after …