Bruno Le Maire now prefers “whatever happens” to “whatever the cost”

The sectors in difficulty by the fifth wave will be supported “on a case-by-case basis”, explained the Minister of the Economy on the set of the Grand Rendez-vous Europe 1 / CNews / Les Échos.

No return from “whatever the cost“. Bruno Le Maire this Sunday ruled out a return to this economic policy of general support for businesses, despite the fifth wave of Covid-19 and the threat of the Omicron variant.

“We have left ‘whatever the cost’, it is not to come back to it”, released the Minister of the Economy on the plateau of Grand Rendez-vous Europe 1 / CNews / Les Échos. At the end of August, the tenant of Bercy had put an end to this massive aid to all companies.

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A support “on a case-by-case basis, tailor-made

Bruno Le Maire, however, acknowledged that the current health situation weighed “in a number of very specific sectors, events, restaurateurs“. “I am in contact with them every day“, He assured. “Whatever happens, we will remain present“For them, he added, saying they prefer this formula to that of”whatever the cost“. This support will be “on a case-by-case basis, tailor-made“.

These statements may not reassure the professionals suffering from the new epidemic outbreak, in particular those in the events sector, who call for a form of return of “whatever the costFor their sector. “The government urgently needs to put in place the effective aid that has enabled the events industry to withstand the crisis: the solidarity fund and partial unemployment at full rate for the coming months.“, For example claimed the Syndicate of events activities (SAE) in a press release published on Wednesday.


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