Why the French economy is outperforming Germany – but can it last?

“The French economy has turned out to be one of the best-performing in Europe this year, to the surprise of economists, and possibly the French government itself” writes Senior Writer for The French economy will grow by 1.3% this year against 1.1% for the whole eurozone and 0.4% for Germany, according to European Union forecast published Thursday.And since investment is mostly funded by borrowing in France, French companies have taken full advantage of the loose-money policies of the European Central Bank, Moëc notes.France received more foreign investment projects than Germany in 2018, according to Ernst & Young.

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