Switzerland’s energy situation is “serious”, warns the Minister of Energy

The country is in negotiations with Germany and Italy to guarantee its gas supply next winter. The energy situation isthe fallfor Switzerland, which is negotiating with Germany and Italy to guarantee its gas supply next winter, in the face of falling Russian deliveries, the Swiss energy minister said on Sunday. “Why do we have a … Read more

“Big Business” N°80: role-playing games

By Bertille Bayart Posted on 01/26/2022 at 1:20 p.m., Update on 01/26/2022 at 1:20 p.m. Bertille Bayart Le Figaro EXCLUSIVE LETTER SUBSCRIBERS – Strike at EDF. The Saturday visit to the Élysée. Taxonomy still in crisis. Dear subscribers, Three years ago almost to the day, I wrote a column whose title was: “What do we … Read more

“Big Business” No. 79: shock price

By Bertille Bayart Published on 01/20/2022 at 11:06, Update on 01/20/2022 at 11:08 Bertille Bayart Le Figaro EXCLUSIVE LETTER SUBSCRIBERS – Inflation causes great excitement. Unheard of since Lyndon Johnson in 1966 damaged the reputation of eggs to drive down demand. Dear subscribers, These last few days have been marked – until the “Ibiza-gate” in … Read more

panic and energy mess

By Bertille Bayart Posted on 09/21/2021 at 6:15 p.m., Update on 09/25/2021 at 09:48 “Big Business”, by Bertille Bayart Le Figaro EXCLUSIVE LETTER SUBSCRIBERS – Soaring prices are shaking politicians and throwing statistics into a panic. Dear subscribers, Feverish atmosphere in recent days, and I’m not talking about diplomacy and submarines. No, another subject of … Read more

French reserves are 80% full, says government

The storage will be completely filled on November 1, the Minister for Energy Transition, Agnès Pannier-Runacher, said on Wednesday. “We are now at 80% filling of our strategic gas stocks, we are ahead of our objectives, this means that we will fill to 100% before November 1, which was not our objective.“said Agnès Pannier-Runacher on … Read more

A third of the European Union’s carbon footprint is increased by its imports

A new INSEE report points out that Europeans emit 1.5 times more greenhouse gases per capita than the world average. A significant part of the greenhouse gases emitted for the consumption of Europeans are emitted on other continents. According to the latest INSEE study on the subject, one third of the European Union’s carbon footprint … Read more

Business France’s action must better adapt to changing markets

An import-export container Kalyakan / stock.adobe.com France’s trade deficit should once again deteriorate in 2021 . Creating a French international team has never been easy. The Court of Auditors has decided to delve into the establishment which is the bridgehead of this policy, Business France – the agency created in 2015 from the merger of … Read more

Pensions, unemployment insurance, RSA… towards the launch of reforms in the fall

The president has promised that a labor reform bill will be ready for the start of the school year. Roland LETSCHER/herreneck – stock.adobe.com During the July 14 interview, the Head of State gave details on the timetable for the reforms to come. He also said that aid would be more targeted to those who need … Read more

when lawyers drop russia

Albert Jan van den Berg (here, in court in The Hague, in 2016), who invented the interests of the Kremlin in the Yukos affair, also let the Russian president down. BART MAAT/AFP Several heavyweights of international courts have abandoned the Kremlin and other Russian clients. The oligarch could only see it: “British lawyers no longer … Read more

happy new year to 100,000 billion dollars!

By Bertille Bayart Posted on 01/04/2022 at 09:36, Update on 02/22/2022 at 07:12 Bertille Bayart Le Figaro EXCLUSIVE LETTER SUBSCRIBERS – The stock market, fundraising, mergers and acquisitions… 2021 was a year of records of all kinds. Dear subscribers, I send you my best wishes for this new year. A $100 trillion year. Eh yes … Read more