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European labour cost study adds fuel to French campaign

A Eurostat survey revealing huge labour cost differences across the 27 EU member states unveiled yesterday (24 April) has provided fuel for the French election campaign, where the two contenders are battling over plans for a "social VAT" to protect French producers against social dumping.
Competition 05-01-2012

France expected to revive ‘social’ tax proposal

The French government is to present a proposal for a 'social' value-added tax that it hopes will reduce labour costs and increase France's competitiveness relative to its trading partners. EURACTIV France reports.