Sergei Lavrov obtains a visa to attend the General Assembly of the UN-Interfax – 09/13/2022 at 13:06

MOSCOW, Sept 13 (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and members of the Russian delegation have secured visas to attend the United Nations General Assembly opening in New York, Interfax reports. “Today visas have been granted to Sergei Lavrov and a number of those who will accompany him,” the Russian news agency said, citing … Read more

France: LVMH takes “energy sobriety” measures – 09/15/2022 at 13:24

File photo of the logo of Louis Vuitton, a brand owned by LVMH, on the wall of a store in Paris PARIS (Reuters) – LVMH presented a plan on Thursday to reduce its energy consumption by 10% between October 2022 and October 2023 thanks to the extinction of the night lighting of its stores in … Read more

France: Increase in bank charges capped at 2% in 2023, says Le Maire – 09/13/2022 at 14:38

The French Minister of Economy and Finance, Bruno Le Maire PARIS (Reuters) – French banks have pledged to limit the increase in bank charges to 2% in 2023, Economy and Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire announced on Tuesday after a meeting with industry representatives. “We are putting in place a shield on bank rates”, declared … Read more

“I too share my office”

By Bruno Jacquot Published yesterday at 9:36 p.m., Update yesterday at 9:36 p.m. “Diversity is an asset for companies. In internal promotions, I insist that there is always a woman in theshort list»points out Doris Birkhofer. Francois BOUCHON/Francois Bouchon / Le Figaro INTERVIEW – The president of Siemens France also holds the position of leader … Read more

France wants to prevent manufacturers from producing less

Roland Lescure, Minister Delegate in charge of Industry, at the end of August. SARAH MEYSSONNIER/REUTERS Energy savings will have to focus on logistics and premises, in order to preserve production. The objective is clearly announced. “Industry is a big consumer of energy. But it is a sector that we want to preserve as much as … Read more

France: PSG at the heart of a controversy linked to global warming – 09/06/2022 at 12:16

FRANCE: PSG AT THE HEART OF A CONTROVERSY LINKED TO GLOBAL WARMING PARIS (Reuters) – An “inappropriate” joke by PSG coach Christophe Galtier, in the midst of a political debate on greenhouse gas emissions and the energy crisis, has sparked political outcry in France, where the Minister of Economy, in particular, calls for “taking global … Read more

France: New car registrations up 3.79% in August, according to the PFA – 09/01/2022 at 07:23

FRANCE: NEW CAR REGISTRATIONS UP 3.79% IN AUGUST, ACCORDING TO THE PFA (Reuters) – New car registrations in France rose 3.79% year on year in August, data released by the Automotive Platform (PFA) showed on Thursday. It registered 91,406 private vehicles in France last month, reported the PFA. August had 22 working days this year, … Read more

When Native Americans in Canada become successful winegrowers

By Ludovic Hirtzmann Posted 2 minutes ago, Update 2 minutes ago Vineyards in the Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, Canada. 338345326/ronnybas – stock.adobe.com STORY – The success of young entrepreneurs in trade is shattering the clichés about the First Nations. To Montreal On the borders of British Columbia and the US state of Washington, in the … Read more

Visa and Mastercard suspend services to Russian banks

The two American companies comply with the sanctions decided by their government against Russian finance. US credit card giants Visa and Mastercard have blocked their services to Russian banks using them, in line with US sanctions against Russian financial institutions. Read alsoWar in Ukraine: sanctions cause major financial shock in Moscow Visa had assured Monday … Read more

Chinese giant Alibaba posts 2021 profit down nearly 60%

The company puts this fall on the account of the “epidemic resurgence in China, in particular in Shanghai”. Black Thursday: Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba announced a nearly 60% drop in net profit in 2021 and heavy quarterly losses, against a backdrop of an economic slowdown and tougher regulations targeting tech. Read alsoIn Beijing’s crosshairs, Alibaba … Read more