Who Will Speak For France Inc.?

France's companies have made bold strides over the past decade. Once coddled and subsidized by the state, they've gone private, restructured, and become globally competitive. The French government is well on its way to getting out of industrial and financial markets. Even state-owned defense giant Aerospatiale has been told to prepare to float part of its capital.

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