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France set to miss deficit target

Zone(s): France ¦ Sector(s): Economy

[26 June 2014, CITY A.M.] By Michael Bird: France’s statistical agency suggested yesterday the economy would grow too slowly to meet the country’s deficit target this year, as German consumer confidence climbed to a post-crisis high. The French agency Insee indicated that the government would likely not meet its growth target – with only a 0.7 per cent boost likely.