FORECASTS The pre-crisis level has been found since August, which was not expected so soon

 Economy: The growth forecast for 2021 revised upwards to 6.7% by the Banque de France

The Banque de France has raised its growth forecast for 2021. – SYSPEO/SIPA

If France remains affected by the fifth wave of coronavirus and nightclubs will close for four weeks, the number of cases is not the only figure. the rise in France. In Bercy, the good results of the last few weeks, particularly with regard to unemployment, have been confirmed. Growth in France should thus reach 6.7% in 2021, its highest rate. in over 50 years, said Wednesday on RTL the governor of the Banque de France Fran & ccedil; ois Villeroy de Galhau.

The pre-crisis level found & rsquo; since August

The 6.7% figure is much higher. than what we expected in the first half; of the year, & rsquo; he is satisfied. Indeed, the central bank was still counting on growth of 6.3% in September, while then discussing the possibility of growth. rather, it is around 6.75%. This last figure & ldquo; & nbsp; & rsquo; is not a forecast, it & rsquo; is just a calculation against the achievements & nbsp; & rsquo; previous quarters, had explained; the director general of the institution, Olivier Garnier, on November 8.

L & rsquo; OECD had on its side; esteemed mid-November that France's growth would reach 6.8% this year, but it could not yet take into account the heightened uncertainties related to this year. the arrival in Europe of the Omicron variant of the Sars-Cov-2 virus. According to the latest Banque de France economic report published on Tuesday evening, the activity in France found & oacute; its pre-crisis level since August, and is expected to be in December 0.75 percentage point above this level. The central bank has yet to deliver its full forecasts for 2021 and beyond. come on December 20.