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‘France is Back!' Declares Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire

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In his two-and-a-half years as France's Minister of Economy and Finance, Bruno Le Maire has proven to be what Les Francais call “un franc-tireur,” or “straight shooter.” His speech and Q&A at the close of the first day of the Fortune Global Forum on November 18 provided an intriguing look at this maverick's vision of socially-conscious capitalism for the 21st century.
Though a stalwart of the right-leaning Republican party of former President Nicolas Sarkozy, Le Maire agreed to serve as the nation's economic policy chief under the nation's leader Emmanuel Macron, founder of the more...
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