The “whatever the cost” better mastered in France

DECRYPTION – The increase in French public spending following the Covid-19 crisis is less than that of our European neighbors. But our finances remain particularly degraded. These are results that…

Emmanuel Macron facing the challenge of over-indebtedness

ANALYSIS – While the coffers of the state are emerging from his first term, the president is planning new spending this summer. The worst is never certain. But the future…

A new gateway for American or Qatari liquefied gas in northern Greece

The port city of Alexandroupolis has been chosen to host the country’s new floating liquefied natural gas terminal. Athens On the map, the port city of Alexandroupolis has all the…

Oil, flour, eggs … Product shortages are increasing in supermarkets

War in Ukraine, inflation, storage, avian flu… So many elements which reinforce the lack of certain foods on the shelves. While shopping, the French gradually notice shelves that are empty,…

The crisis has had little effect on the wealth of French households, says INSEE

The increase in household wealth observed during the health crisis has not translated into greater et holdings. The crisis has had little effect on the composition of household wealth, which…

Gas consumption fell in France at the start of the year

The war in Ukraine, and the spike in energy prices it caused, does not seem to be the only explanation. Mild temperatures are also particularly to blame. While energy, and…

the EU is preparing an oil embargo with derogations

The project provides for a gradual cessation of European purchases over a period of 6 to 8 months, with an exemption for Hungary and Slovakia. A draft embargo on oil…

unemployment hits historic low of 6.8% in March

The Czech Republic, Germany and Poland are doing well. Conversely, Spain, Greece and Italy are lagging behind. The unemployment rate in the euro zone reached its historic low in March,…

How expansionist policies hurt France’s competitiveness

Demand support has accelerated deindustrialization. Emmanuel Macron ured him in the middle of the campaign, this would be one of the major subjects of the next five-year term. With a…

CPME calls for additional help for companies

François elin called, this Tuesday on France 2, the State to reduce “the amount of taxon fuel forprofessionals“. The president of the Confederation of small and medium-sized enterprises (CPME) François…

BP takes a mive loss in the first quarter due to the exit of Russian Rosneft

The group’s net loss reached 20.4 billion dollars against a profit of 4.7 billion a year earlier. The British hydrocarbon giant BP suffered a mive loss in the first quarter…

30 cents discount at the pump until July

Since the end of 2021, Rome has disbursed around 20 billion euros to support households and businesses whose energy bills have skyrocketed. Faced with soaring prices at the pump, the…

Fuel prices continue to rise and approach their level of early April

The liter of diesel has not fallen below the 1.80 euro mark since the end of February. Uncertainty keeps prices high. A month after the fuel discount came into effect,…

“Europe must seriously tackle reducing its consumption of oil and gas”

Lhe Russian decision to cut off natural gas supplies to Poland and Bulgaria marks a serious escalation in Russia’s attempt to use energy as a weapon against Europe. More disruptions…

Has the Smic increased by “nearly 6%” since October?

THE CHEKING PROCESS – Minister Amélie de Montchalin underlined this increase, defending a “very strong gesture for the lowest salaries”. Is right ? THE QUESTION. Has the government ignored low…