The French public debt increased by EUR 24.8 billion to EUR 1717.3 billion in the fourth quarter, the statistical office Insee said Friday. The debt accounted for 85.8 percent of gross domestic product, compared to 85.5 percent in the third quarter.
The growth of the general government net debt was lower, a EUR 22.4 billion rise compared to the third quarter and represented approximately 78.6 percent of the GDP.
by RTT Staff Writer
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