French economy stalls in second quarter

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Series Details 13.8.11
Publication Date 13/08/2011
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The French economy delivered no growth in the second quarter of 2011 against expectations of a 0.2%, intensifying pressure on the government to find significant new spending cuts to ensure France would meet its pledge to bring the public deficit to 3% of GDP by 2013.

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