As a result of mass protests of the so-called yellow jackets in France, some sectors of the economy suffered losses of 15 to 25%.
This was stated Monday during a meeting with representatives of business circles of the French Finance Minister Bruno Le Mayor, reports “UKRINFORM”.
“I said last week that the negative effect of the “yellow vests” for the French economy is great. And this process continues. The decline in various sectors of the economy ranging from 15% to 25%,” – said the French Minister.
Thus, according to the mayor, the epicenter of the protests in Paris, the loss of retail facilities account for 20-40%, and some restaurants – up to 50%.
As you know, in France from 17 November, continuing the action of the protest movement, the so-called yellow jackets. Activists oppose increase in fuel prices, government tax policy in General and demanded the resignation of the President and the Prime Minister. Especially the riots occurred last Saturday in Paris.
According to the Ministry of internal Affairs, as a result of protests, two people were killed, 263 were injured. 412 of demonstrators were detained.