French deficit within EU 3% limit at last

ReutersNewsPublished: March 26, 2018
Published: March 26, 2018

France brought its public deficit below the European Union's three percent limit for the first time in a decade last year, supporting President Emmanuel Macron's goal of restoring French fiscal credibility in Brussels. As Sonia Legg reports, the budget shortfall of 2.6 percent of gross domestic product was better than the government had expected.

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