Industry dominates French vote

Bains, Elizabeth; Gibson, Jane
April 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;4/30/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 64, p10
Trade Publication
The article discusses the 2007 presidential elections in France which took place on April 22. The nation has to choose between Nicolas Sarkozy, who favours giving greater freedom to businesses, and the socialist and first female contender, Segolene Royal, who has pledged to protect France from the onslaught of globalisation. Sarkozy gained 31% of votes in the run-off, compared to Royal's 26%.


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