the deputies of The territory report a "trusteeship" of the archipelago.
The proposal goes wrong : the representatives of New Caledonia were harshly criticized on Wednesday the conditions of attribution of the territory of a loan guaranteed by the State to deal with the health crisis of the coronavirus, taking the view that they are akin to a "trusteeship" of the archipelago.
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"The conditions under which the loan is granted, are conditions freak. It is mind-boggling that the president of the (local) government was able to sign it", a down Philippe Gomes, member of IDU (Caledonia together, centre right). The sides of the mp Philippe Dunoyer (IDU) and other senior leaders of his party, he claimed not to have had communication last week, an annex to the loan contract of 28.5 billion CFP (240 million euros) granted by the Agency France Development (AFD) and guaranteed by the State.Your support is essential. Subscribe for $ 1 support Us
"Surrender of sovereignty"
"the president of The government, delivered to a real surrender of sovereignty on the skills of New Caledonia, including tax matters, health and social protection", said the elected representative of the territory, highly autonomous, deploring the lack of debate in Congress (the legislative Assembly).
According to the directors of Caledonia together, these commitments come to create "17.5 billion PSC new taxes" by 2021, that will "kill the economy of the country and aggravate the social fracture". In addition, they reported the rate of "usury" of 1.48% (over 25 years), while the average rate of the local French was in 2018 1.10%".
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According to the annex, communicated to the press by THE, New Caledonia, heavily in debt, "is committed to the improvement of its financial ratios, to continue the consolidation of accounts and public finance and to redirect its investments to levels that are realistic and achievable". There ensued a series of measures, such as controlling the wage bill, the reduction of subsidies, the increase of the general Tax on consumption, the creation of a tax on capital gains on real estate secondary residences or the removal of tax loopholes.
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A strategic committee will be created to ensure compliance with this roadmap. "Fortunately, we had the State and the AFD on our sides to continue to pay the salary of thousands of Caledonians", replied on the radio GRC Christopher Gygés, the spokesperson of the government college, accusing its rival loyalist to practice the "scorched earth".