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Recession causes grief for Hollande on election anniversary

Press quote (The Globe and Mail)
17 May 2013

"France's economy stacks up well among European countries", says Simon Tilford of the CER. Economic growth has been better than most eurozone countries since the financial crisis; productivity is higher, as is foreign investment. "France is not the sick man of Europe," Mr. Tilford said. "It’s definitely unhealthy, as the whole of Europe is, but it’s definitely not the sick man."