Slowdown on the economic recovery in Europe

The headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB), in Frankfurt am Main (Germany), October 28, 2021. DANIEL ROLAND / AFP One by one, the signs of economic recovery in Europe are turning orange, even red. While the rebound has hitherto been very rapid, the counter-shock comes from three fronts: bottlenecks in supply chains, inflation eating … Read more

At the Made in France show, Marine Le Pen and Eric Zemmour outline their economic proposals

Eric Zemmour, at the Made in France fair, in Paris, on November 14, 2021. THOMAS SAMSON / AFP As soon as they arrived at the very popular “made in France” show, both of them winked at Arnaud Montebourg. “I recognize in him a certain perseverance and courage”, approved Marine Le Pen, Friday, November 12. Two … Read more

With the infrastructure plan, Joe Biden lays the foundation stone of his economic record

Democrats in the House of Representatives celebrate passing a $ 1,000 billion budget in Washington on November 5, 2021. AP At the beginning of November 2020, suddenly, Wall Street takes off. It is not so much the election of new President Joe Biden that the American Stock Exchange welcomes, as it had done four years … Read more

IMF concerned about fault lines in global economic recovery

At a Costco store in Miami on September 28, 2021. JOE RAEDLE / AFP Optimism has subsided slightly. In its forecasts published Tuesday, October 12, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) expects global growth of 5.9% in 2021 (the institution estimated the increase to 6% in July), then 4.9% in 2022. In a few months, the … Read more

Economic crisis in Lebanon: power supply collapses – economy

The economic crisis in Lebanon is getting worse! Now even the power supply from state providers has completely collapsed. The two largest power plants still running had ceased operations on Friday and Saturday due to a lack of fuel, the state electricity authority EDL announced. The power outage is expected to last several days, said … Read more

IMF economic forecasts put to the test of political pressure

Outside the headquarters of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Washington, September 4, 2018. YURI GRIPAS / REUTERS The information fits in a few lines, but it risks damaging the credibility of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), when her boss, Kristalina Georgieva, is accused of bias for having favored China in a ranking, when she was … Read more

Between traffic jams and overflowing order books, the thousand and one faces of the economic recovery in France

A supermarket employee checks customers’ health passes, in Ajaccio (Corsica), August 16, 2021. PASCAL POCHARD-CASABIANCA / AFP After a year of confinement in their small Parisian two-room apartment, punctuated by dozens and dozens of hours of videoconference meetings, Manon and Edouard, both in their thirties, have been thriving from their summer 2021. Since June, no … Read more

In Turkey, student mobilization against the backdrop of the economic crisis

Student rally in front of the Sisli Mosque Park, Istanbul, September 24, 2021. SINEM DISLI FOR “THE WORLD” Night has just fallen in Istanbul. On the steps of the small square, in front of the mosque of the district of Sisli, on the European side, they are about twenty students gathered for a fifth day … Read more

behind economic prosperity, a fragile state

By Cécile Boutelet and Thomas Wieder Posted yesterday at 5.30 p.m., updated at 05.55 a.m. Reserved for our subscribers InvestigationAging infrastructures, delays in the digital transition, public investments strangled by budgetary orthodoxy… Climate change and the health crisis reveal the weaknesses of Europe’s leading economic power. Fall 2020, the second wave of Covid-19 sweeps over … Read more

A climate convention brings together 150 bosses, determined to find a new economic model

Trucks stopped, on November 21, 2018, on the A10 motorway near Bordeaux. NICOLAS TUCAT / AFP In small teams of about fifteen people gathered in a circle, the participants, standing, express their “feelings” after the workshops of the day. This is called “Base camps”, but we are not here in a training camp for climate … Read more