Latest update: 09/11/2012
Competitiveness measures: did the Socialists blink?
Competitiveness... the word was barely uttered by François Hollande during the presidential campaign. But now, barely a day passes without it. The government has announced a new raft of measures aimed at boosting French competitiveness. In doing so, the Socialists are reneging on some of their core commitments at a time when the popularity of the executive is plunging.
By FRANCE 24
On the set:
- Philip Turle, Journalist, RFI;
- John G. Keating, Chief Correspondent, Kuwait News National Agency.