France’s Le Maire: French economy “doing well” and hoping for pre-COVID growth levels by the end of 2021
PARIS, Aug 23 (Reuters) – The French economy is “doing well” thanks to an increase in consumer spending and despite the restrictions on the fight against the coronavirus, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Monday.
Le Maire told France 2 television that France should now achieve pre-COVID economic growth by the end of 2021.
France has a 6% growth target for full year 2021, which Le Maire reiterated.
Reporting by Dominique Vidalon; Editing by Sudip Kar-Gupta
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