The envelope of subsidies granted to France (set at 39.5 billion euros) should melt.
Correspondent in Brussels
Very good news for some. And a very bad one for others as European economies begin to slow down and the Twenty-Seven are worried. The Commission will publish next week, probably Thursday, an update on the amount of subsidies, which have started to be granted to Member States, as part of the recovery plan adopted in 2020 endowed with a total of 337 billion euros.
The preliminary elements including Le Figaro took note give a taste of the amounts at stake for the countries. “The final figures will only vary by a few hundred million euros at most”, says a source. In the preliminary figures, the envelope of subsidies granted to France (set at 39.5 billion euros) must melt by 2.1 billion, or 5%. “The reduction in the amount of subsidies paid will ultimately be just under 2 billion”, rectifies this source. Contacted by Le Figaro, Bercy was not able…