French economic growth 0.2% in Q2Comments
France’s economy grew by 0.2 percent in the period between April and June from the previous three months.
That is according to the latest estimate from the country’s central bank.
The data came in the Bank of France’s monthly business climate survey, which showed morale in manufacturing and construction has stabilised, but slipped slightly in the services sector.
Conjoncture Industrie, Services et Bâtiment – juin 2016 https://t.co/fWj8FIAtHupic.twitter.com/svOYNwpi67— Banque de France (@banquedefrance) July 11, 2016
The French economy grew by a faster-than-expected 0.6 percent in the first quarter of the year, however the fallout from Britain’s vote to leave the European Union is expected to weaken French economic growth by as much as 0.2 percent.