French Revisions Show Wider 2015 Debt

By Nick Kostov
PARIS–France’s public deficit was revised upwards for 2015, statistics agency Insee said Tuesday.
France’s public deficit was 3.6% as a percentage of GDP in 2015, a revision on the previous estimate of 3.5%,
according to an Insee statement. Public debt as a percentage of GDP was 96.1% last year, up from a previous estimate of
95.7%.
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