This amount is "logical", according to the DG of caisse des dépôts. The French have not been able to "eat normally, since the shops were closed".
The collection of the Booklet Has reached a "historic" month of April, in the midst of a crisis of the Covid-19, has declared Thursday, Eric Lombard, Director-general of the Caisse des dépôts et consignations, deeming the amount "excessive".
In April, the collection rate should be "between 5 and 10 billion" euros, said Eric Lombard on BFM Business, an amount he describes as"historic," but also of "logic" : the French have not been able to "eat normally, since the shops were closed". Eric Lombard has, however, felt that this savings rate is "excessive", calling for "incentives should be given so that this savings comes out of the bank accounts and the Booklet Has to consume more".
A collection already very high in march
The director of the Caisse des dépôts joined the talks in mid-April by the minister of the Economy Bruno Le Maire, who wanted to see investment and not savings to boost the economy. In France, the health measures put in place to fight against the Covid-19 resulted in the closure for several weeks of shopping to be non-essential. Many areas in big trouble hoping for a rebound of consumption.Your support is essential. Subscribe for $ 1 support Us
In march, the book Has had recorded well over the deposits of savers as of withdrawals, bringing the monthly collection to 2.71 billion euros, its highest level since 2009, had pointed to the Caisse des dépôts on April 17. The official figures for April are expected next Wednesday.