An amendment to protect the ozone layer

An amendment to the Montreal Protocol has just been presented, on 11 October, to the Council of Ministers. It is aimed at preventi... [Read more]
12 October 2017

Spain's unity and constitutional order must be preserved

France's stance on the situation regarding Catalonia is clear: France sets great store by the unity and integrity of Spain, a frie... [Read more]
11 October 2017

Regulation of the digital economy in France and Europe

France wholeheartedly supports the efforts being taken by the European Commission to guarantee the conditions for fair and loyal c... [Read more]
6 October 2017

Whirlpool and Amazon show that France is able to attract large investors

On 2 October, the President of the Republic travelled to the Amiens metropolis, particularly visiting Amazon’s new logistics centr... [Read more]
4 October 2017

The STX France deal aims at creating a world champion in the naval industry

The deal between STX France and Fincantieri, signed on 27 September during the Franco-Italian summit, is a balanced agreement that... [Read more]
28 September 2017

Alstom-Siemens merger: an historic rapprochement between two major industrial groups

On 25 September, the Boards of Directors of Alstom and Siemens approved in principle the handover by Siemens of its mobility opera... [Read more]
27 September 2017

Glyphosate: rather than a sudden, outright ban, there will be a gradual phasing-out of pesticides posing a risk to health or biodiversity

The European Commission has proposed renewing the approval of glyphosate for ten years. Given the uncertainties that still loom ov... [Read more]
25 September 2017

France will ensure CETA’s compliance with European standards on health and the environment

The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between the European Union and Canada (CETA), signed on 30 October 2016 after five ... [Read more]
22 September 2017

France confirms its leadership role on climate issues

During the UN General Assembly, the international launch summit of the "Global Pact for the Environment" was held on 19 September,... [Read more]
22 September 2017

Édouard Philippe in Berlin: "France must be strong for its partners – Germany first and foremost"

The Prime Minister made his first official visit to Berlin on 15 September: an opportunity to meet with the President of the Feder... [Read more]
18 September 2017