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France Finance Chief to Press Biden Team Today on Digital Taxes

Nov. 23, 2020, 1:34 PM

France is hoping for a quick end to the simmering transatlantic trade battle over its tax on technology giants such as Facebook Inc. as soon as President-elect Joe Biden takes office.

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire will speak with members of Biden’s team on Monday with the aim to end the bilateral conflict by getting the U.S. to back a global deal on taxation at the OECD.

“I really hope that this new Biden administration will mean a new start in the relationship between Europe and the U.S.,” Le Maire told Guy Johsnson on a Bloomberg EU Policy Series ...