France to seek US agreement on tech firm tax ahead of G7 meeting

France's economy minister said his government would 'work closely with our American friends on a universal tax on digital activities' ahead of a G7 summit in Biarritz in late August, adding that French President Emmanuel Macron had held a lengthy conversation with his US counterpart Donald Trump after the latter had slammed Macron's 'foolishness' over the tax and threatened retaliatory tariffs on French wine imports.

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France wants to reach a deal with the US on taxing tech giants by a G7 meeting in late August, economy minister Bruno Le Maire has said, reports NDTV.