Friday 03 September 2010
France delays tackling budget deficit
Budget Minister François Baroin far left
Reuters
By Jan van der Made

Budget Minister François Baroin is proposing to increase taxes and reduce tax deductions in an attempt to pay back France’s mounting public debt. The new measures should come into effect in the year 2013, one year after the next presidential elections. But as concerns about the economy grow, can the government afford to delay?

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