France to Avoid Recession on Consumer Demand, Insee Predicts
Gross domestic product will show no growth in the first quarter before expanding 0.2 percent in the following three months, Insee said in a report today. Domestic demand, including households and government spending, will expand 0.1 percent and 0.2 percent in the quarters, while foreign trade will neither boost nor detract from growth, it said.
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