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U.S.-China trade war may cut global growth by half a point next year: Le Maire

U.S.-China trade war may cut global growth by half a point next year: Le Maire

LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - The trade war between the United States and China could cut global growth by 0.5 points next year, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Wednesday. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a meeting of euro zone finance ministers in Luxembourg, he urged a compromise on the separate trade conflict between Washington

France's Le Maire urges global deal on tech tax after 'very good' proposals

France's Le Maire urges global deal on tech tax after 'very good' proposals

LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - France’s Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said proposals unveiled on Wednesday by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) for a global overhaul of digital taxation were “very good” and urged the body’s members to reach a deal early next year. “The key question now is to find a consensus and a compromise