These stores will be able to access this device and the solidarity fund until the end of the year, as well as the exemption of social security contributions for 4 months.
Store, souvenirs, shopping malls and airports, art crafts, translators-interpreters : the Economy minister Bruno Le Maire, announced on Monday that new industries would benefit from exemption from costs and partial unemployment.
"We're going to extend the benefits of the devices planned for tourism in a number of areas, I think in particular of the souvenir shops and piety," said the minister during a trip to Lourdes, a place of traditional religious pilgrimages, practically shutdown because of sanitary measures.
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The shops and piety, and the boutiques of the shopping arcades, the shops, the airports, translators-interpreters, crafts, services auxiliary to transport by water, the sports betting, the labels are affected by the measure. They will be able to access the device activity partial until the end of the year, the solidarity fund until the end of the year, and the exemption of social contributions during 4 months from the publication of the decree.
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Those whose turnover has decreased at least 50% since 2019, will receive support of € 1500 per month. In Lourdes, he added, "the retailers that we met have lost 80, 85% of turnover. For Lourdes, it is 70 to 80% of activity in the least because the foreign tourists, the pilgrims, are not there".
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"Here in Lourdes, it is the triple punishment, because we have the clientele is very international, which correspond to 62% of the overnights, often highly seasonal, from April to October, and the pilgrims are senior citizens", added the secretary of State for Tourism, Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne.
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The minister delegate for SMES Alain Griset has also participated in the trip to Lourdes, ahead of the pilgrimage of the 15th of August, the main event of the year for the marian city.