Jury out on Macron's structural reforms of the French economy


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Emmanuel Macron, who officially began his five-year term of office as French president on Sunday, has a busy agenda ahead, and not the least of his pressing tasks is his intention to rapidly implement the “structural reforms” that were at the heart of his campaign manifesto. Indeed, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker underlined the point just hours after his election victory on May 7th.