France will set aside 15 billion euros to boost innovation and offshoring: Macron


French President Emmanuel Macron, wearing a protective mask, visits a site of the Seqens pharmaceutical group, a world leader in the production of active pharmaceutical ingredients, to mobilize innovation and support research on coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at Villeneuve-la-Garenne, near Paris, France August 28, 2020. REUTERS / Christian Hartmann / Swimming pool

PARIS (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday that € 15 billion would be made available in France’s post-coronavirus stimulus package to boost innovation and industrial relocation.

Macron also told reporters that the stimulus package due to be unveiled next week would be a 10-year program to strengthen France in 2030.

Reporting by Sudip Kar-Gupta; Writing by Matthieu Protard; Editing by Toby Chopra

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