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Macron Says French Structural Unemployment of 9% Is Scandalous

Emmanuel Macron
Emmanuel MacronPhotographer: Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg

President Emmanuel Macron says he finds it scandalous that France has a “structural” unemployment rate of about 9 percent.

“We have 2 million unemployed who lack the qualifications to fill jobs,” Macron told reporters in Paris. “That’s what is worrying.”