French banks still fund coal despite finance minister’s plea

By |november 15th, 2019|Bruno Le Maire, climate finance, coal phase-out, finance climatique, France, green bonds, News|

A year ago, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire urged French banks, insurers and asset managers to stop funding any mines or coal plants. Two weeks before the Climate Finance Day (28 November, Paris), a group of NGOs published a report urging them t...

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Amid Brexit and trade wars, European industry faces economic gloom

By |november 5th, 2019|Bruno Le Maire, Die Welt, European industry, France, Germany, Markit, News, Olaf Scholz, Peter Altmaier, Purchasing manager's index, Spain|

The eurozone's manufacturing sector contracted for the ninth consecutive month in October, based on the latest Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) calculated by the Markit firm. EURACTIV's partner La Tribune reports.

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The report that could relaunch France’s nuclear sector

By |oktober 30th, 2019|Bruno Le Maire, EDF, energy and environment, EPR, framatome, France, Jean-Martin Folz, News, nuclear power plants, report|

The former CEO of PSA Peugeot Citroën published a report on the third-generation pressurised water reactor design known as EPR, detailing the weaknesses of France's nuclear sector, while giving the government and EDF reason to justify building nuclear power plants. EURACTIV's partner La Tribune reports.

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US slams tariffs on EU goods, targeting Airbus, wine and whisky

By |oktober 18th, 2019|Airbus, Boeing, Bruno Le Maire, Donald Trump, News, protectionism, tariffs, transatlantic relations, WTO|

The United States imposed tariffs on a record $7.5-billion worth of European Union goods on Friday (18 October), despite threats of retaliation, with Airbus, French wine and Scottish whiskies among the high-profile targets.

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France urges Germany to follow its example with budget stimulus

By |september 27th, 2019|Bruno Le Maire, Eurozone, fiscal policy, France, Gérald Darmanin, Germany, News|

France will cut taxes by more than €10 billion next year and Germany should follow Paris' footsteps with fiscal stimulus to revive its flagging economy, France's finance minister said on Thursday (26 September).

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France and Germany show unity in response to US-China trade war

By |september 20th, 2019|Airbus, Boeing, Bruno Le Maire, custom duties, France, Germany, international trade, News, Olaf Scholz, OMC, WTO|

Paris and Berlin are sticking together in the face of the American trade threat. Both countries want to do everything possible to avoid the introduction of new customs duties between Europe and the US. EURACTIV France reports.

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Altmaier’s cloud initiative and the pursuit of European digital sovereignty

By |september 12th, 2019|Bruno Le Maire, cloud, cloud infrastructure, data protection, Deutsche Telekom, EU, European Union, France, Francesca Bria, Gaia-X, GDPR, Germany, News, Peter Altmaier, Roberto Viola, Sweden, Ursula von der Leyen, US, US Cloud Act|

In October, German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier is set to reveal more detailed plans for the establishment of a  landmark European Cloud initiative known as 'Gaia-X.'

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Spain obstructs agreement on ‘Tobin tax’

By |julij 25th, 2019|Bruno Le Maire, financial transactions tax (FTT), News, Olaf Scholz, Spain, Tobin tax|

Revenue sharing among member states appears as the main outstanding issue to reach an agreement on the financial transaction tax (FTT), as Spain is still opposing the mutualisation of the resources, European officials told EURACTIV.

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No agreement on euro budgetary tool- ministers send ‘hot potato’ back to leaders  

By |junij 14th, 2019|Bruno Le Maire, EMU, Eurogroup, European Deposit Insurance Scheme, eurozone budget, News|

EU finance ministers failed to reach an agreement in the early hours of Friday (14 June) on an anti-shock instrument to shield the euro, as they continued to clash over almost every feature on the agenda, including the source of funding.

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Fiat-Chrysler withdraws Renault merger offer

By |junij 6th, 2019|Bruno Le Maire, France, News, Nissan, renault|

Fiat-Chrysler's (FCA) $35 billion-plus merger offer to Renault fell apart only 10 days after being made public, with both companies' shares falling sharply in early trading on Thursday (6 June). FCA blamed French politicians for the collapse.

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