In Italy, 300,000 more deaths than births

DECRYPTION – Immigration does not compensate for the historic rise in mortality, nor the sharp decline in the birth rate. Four old men around a baby, soon to be an obese child. The image is…

Companies seize the recovery plan

Aid schemes for investment in industry are particularly popular despite the uncertain economic climate. Critics did not spare the French recovery plan at the start. But if we rely on feedback from the field in…

Europe wants to defuse the bomb of bad debts

The Commission draws lessons from the 2008 crisis. Associations fear insufficient protection for borrowers in difficulty. The moment of truth is approaching for the European economy. Fearing an explosion of difficulties for European businesses and…

Recovery: the government bets on the industry

As part of the recovery plan, around fifteen emerging markets with a high technological content have been selected. Between the aid schemes for energy transition, digitization and the massive reduction in production taxes, nearly a…

Coal demand, driven by Asia, remains strong

China, which uses this highly polluting energy a lot, also uses it to fuel growing tensions with Australia. In November, 66 ships loaded with Australian coal, and more than a thousand sailors, remained for a…