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France :, 2010 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for France

The French economy weathered global crisis better than most of its peers. The authorities have taken important policy actions to stabilize the financial system and have implemented suitable fiscal stimulus to cushion the downturn. Executive Directors welcomed the policy, which aims to strengthen the economy through fiscal consolidation, recovery of financial system, improving financial regulation, and also implementing structural reforms to raise potential growth, create jobs, and strengthen competitiveness. They stressed the importance of a multiyear budget framework to enhance the credibility of the consolidation effort
Table Of Contents
Cover; Contents; I. Context: From Recession to Recovery; A. The Recovery is Underway; Boxes; 1. The Impact of the Car Scrapping Program; Figures; 1. Economic Developments; B. The Policy Focus is Changing; 2. Key Measures Taken by the Government to Support the Economy; 2. Fiscal Developments; II. Outlook and Risks: A Gradual Rebound and Challenges Ahead; A. The Recovery is Fragile; 3. The French Recovery in Historical Context; 3. A Fragile Recovery; B. Potential Growth has Fallen; III. Policy Challenges: Safeguarding Fiscal Sustainability, Ensuring Financial Stability, and Increasing Growth
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non fiction
"July 2010."
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1 online resource (63 p.)
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