France Growth Forecast: Down 0.2% in Q2

The Bank of France lowered its growth forecast of 0.2% for the second quarter. The Bank of France on Wednesday revised downward its growth forecast for the French economy in the second quarter, to 0.2% against 0.3% previously anticipated.  The Bank of France is based on a monthly survey of leaders companies that anticipate a …

French Car Market Grew by 6.5% in April

The French car market increased from 6.5% in April … The French car market increased from 6.5% in April over one year, a rate slightly lower than in the first three months of 2016 but still higher than that recorded last year in the same period, according to official figures Monday. While 181,830 new passenger …

Mistral: 4 Countries including Egypt are Interested in the Purchase of Ships

Four countries – Canada, India, Singapore, and especially Egypt … Four countries, Canada, India, Singapore, and especially Egypt have expressed “serious” interest for the purchase of the Mistral warships after the cancellation of the sale by France to Russia, said a senior French official to parliamentarians, while giving details of the bill for the construction and the ‘six …

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, …