From our special envoy to Biarritz
The month of July, where Donald Trump spoke of the "stupidity" of Emmanuel Macron about "tax Gafa" the French almost seems far. The storm has passed, but it took hours of discussion to the hunt. "We have an agreement to get out of the misunderstanding," announced Emmanuel Macron on Monday to Biarritz in the side of Donald Trump. Washington threatened Paris overtaxing the French wines if the tax on digital adopted in July by the Parliament was maintained.
behind the scenes, throughout the G-7, Bruno Le Maire, the French minister of the Economy, has worked with his american counterpart Steve Mnuchin. The work of explanation and reconciliation of views was begun with a working session, decided two days earlier, according to a source close to the Elysée palace, in the family home of the minister, Saint-Pée-sur-Nivelle, a dozen miles from Biarritz.
The "tax Gafa" hex could bring the State $ 500 million in the first year
Sunday night, the two ministers were at length found, ...Updated Date: 29 August 2019, 00:00