The French government will reduce its forecast for growth of the economy this year from 0.8 percent, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said on Tuesday.
Cranes over the construction site of the third-generation European Pressurised Water nuclear reactor (EPR) in the French northwestern city of Flamanville on November 10, 2011. The French government will reduce its forecast for growth of the economy this year from 0.8 percent.
When asked by a journalist on RTL radio if the figure would be 0.2-0.3 percent, Fabius replied that "it's around this figure", having previously recalled that the forecast had first been 1.2 percent, and then 0.8 percent.
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