G7 finance: major progress

The finance ministers of the G7 countries met on 17 and 18 July at Chantilly, and agreed on the need for taxing the digital sector... [Read more]

18 July 2019

Tax on digital services: an efficacious fiscal justice measure

Minister Le Maire has applauded Parliament's definitive adoption of a tax on the digital giants on 11 July 2019, following a final... [Read more]

12 July 2019

The Trajectoire outre-mer 5.0 (Overseas Trajectory 5.0) is well under way

The Head of State, the Prime Minister and eight ministers met on 8 July 2019 with representatives of the overseas local authoritie... [Read more]

10 July 2019

Paris Europlace: the challenges to overcome

On 9 July 2019, the Prime Minister delivered a speech at the Paris Europlace International Forum, which seeks to promote and devel... [Read more]

10 July 2019

Action against money laundering and terrorist financing: a further increase in Tracfin’s activity in 2018

2018 again saw a substantial increase in Tracfin’s activity: the Unit received and analysed 79,376 items of information (+12% in 1... [Read more]

5 July 2019

G7 development declarations

Education and international development - Gender at the Center Initiative - G5 Sahel communiqué - Financing for sustainable develo... [Read more]

5 July 2019

United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union

The Government presented bills to the Council of Ministers on 3 July 2019.... [Read more]

3 July 2019

The European Council agrees on the appointment of European Union leaders

Heads of State and Government have agreed to propose the German Minister of Defence, Ursula von der Leyen, as the head of the Comm... [Read more]

3 July 2019

France commits alongside Europe to delivering the Canal Seine-Nord Europe project and Seine-Scheldt river link

Elisabeth Borne, Minister for Transport, commends the European Commission’s adoption of the implementing decision on the Seine-Sch... [Read more]

3 July 2019

A further step towards greening the financial system

On 2 July 2019, Bruno Le Maire, Minister of Economy and Finance, organised a meeting with representatives from the Paris financial... [Read more]

2 July 2019