Bruno Le Maire remains Minister of the Economy

Bruno Le Maire, Minister of Economy and Finance in the government of Edouard Philippe, retains the reins of Bercy. On the occasion of the announcement of the cabinet reshuffle this Monday evening, he was appointed Minister of Economy, Finance and Recovery of the government of Jean Castex, the new Prime Minister. Enough to ensure continuity […]

Bercy thinks about how to help the automotive sector

How to rescue the automotive industry? With aeronautics and a group called “tourism and culture”, the sector has been identified by the Minister of Economy and Finance Bruno Le Maire as subject to specific assistance. ” Do not wait until the start of the school year to support this sector Says the Minister. A specific […]

in France, the deferral of VAT remains excluded

However, this measure is included in almost all emergency plans abroad. “The government’s action is focused on taxes that directly hit businesses and not the end consumer,” said the Ministry of the Economy. POOL / REUTERS The government keeps its line: there is no question of including VAT in the list of taxes whose payment […]

Coronavirus weighs heavily on public finances

State accounts were affected in March. The situation is deteriorating at high speed. Bercy indicates that tax revenue has decreased by 5.8% compared to March 2019 while spending has increased by 8.9%. Philippe LEJEANVRE / LP2Studio – stock.adobe.com That was to be expected. The coronavirus crisis, which has been hitting the French economy hard for […]

In Fort-Bercy, in the coronavirus storm

GREAT STORY – How to reconcile confinement and economic continuity? From the smallest details of the supply chain to support plans worth several hundred billion euros, Bruno Le Maire faces an unprecedented challenge. The minister’s office in Bercy has turned into a crisis center HAMILTON / REA / HAMILTON / REA Bruno Le Maire looks […]

The coronavirus, a legitimate alibi against budgetary virtue

ANALYSIS – Obviously, there is no question of introducing budgetary reluctance into a public health debate. Emmanuel Macron and members of the government meet research actors mobilized in the fight against the coronavirus, Covid-19, at the Élysée Palace, on March 5, 2020. YOAN VALAT / REUTERS The hour is serious and the Minister for the […]