France in the spotlight

The French economic recovery remains on track, though it is becoming hard to bank on a strong acceleration given that the main recovery drivers were temporary in 2015. Higher employment growth remains necessary to support the recovery rhythm, while corporate investments should continue to recover. We expect GDP to grow by 1.4% in 2016 and 1.6% in 2017 after 1.1% in 2015.

Read more on the state and future prospects of the French economy in our Country in the spotlight - France report.