"It is an effort to stimulate activity at a time when unemployment is rising towards 11 per cent of the workforce and the economy is struggling to recover from recession.
The government is placing as much emphasis on helping already-established technologies and projects to gain traction via state co-ordination, regulation and public contracts. (Moi ici: Eheheh, bonne chance!)
The 34 sectors selected include existing projects by EADS, the aerospace group, to produce electric powered aircraft; by PSA Peugeot Citroën to produce a car that consumes less than two litres of fuel every 100km; and a new generation of high-speed trains that travel at up to 350km an hour.
Other sectors (Moi ici: Como se houvessem sctores obsoletos... como se houvessem sectores condenados... há sim estratégias obsoletas) covered include “intelligent” textiles, cloud computing and cyber security.
Echoing a longstanding French refrain, Mr Hollande called on the EU to change its competition doctrine to allow companies to merge more easily to “promote European champions” (Moi ici: Nós já ouvimos acerca deste soundbyte) and to adopt a trade policy “worthy of the name, to combat vigorously unfair trade practices, both internal and external”.
segunda-feira, setembro 16, 2013
Curiosidade do dia
Isto é tão francês, tão socialista, tão século XX...
Trechos retirados de "France unveils sweeping plan to revive flagging industrial base"