French minister on mission to boost foreign trade

10th September 2007, Comments 0 comments

DUBAI, Sept 9, 2007 (AFP) - Herve Novelli, French minister of state for businesses and foreign trade, was in the United Arab Emirates on Sunday at the start of a series of trips aimed at reversing a record foreign trade deficit.

DUBAI, Sept 9, 2007 (AFP) - Herve Novelli, French minister of state for businesses and foreign trade, was in the United Arab Emirates on Sunday at the start of a series of trips aimed at reversing a record foreign trade deficit.

He will visit 15 countries between now and the end of the year, Novelli told AFP at Dubai's Gulf Information Technology Exhibition (GITEX), the largest annual information technology fair in the Middle East.

France's foreign trade deficit in 2006 was 29 billion euros (40 billion dollars).

AFP

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