sexta-feira, 4 de setembro de 2015

France: Farmers invade Paris in protest

Farmers from all over France, protesting against the high cost of production, the heavy tax burden and falling prices.

The protesters are demanding the Government of Manuel Valls more initiatives that help to combat the crisis that befell the industry.

There are thousands of French farmers are on the brink of insolvency.

A pig producer says that would "Download intermediaries costs and reduced imports, which have many costs to us. Above all, because they are not subject to the same standards that we are. "

With the tractors idling through the streets, Parisians were hours in traffic queues. Despite the inconvenience, the French are next to the farmers.

"I support them completely. Had a meeting of teachers but I think this question is much more important, "confirms a Parisian.

The Government has announced that it will grant a "year" to farmers in difficulty, exempting them from payment of debts to banks.

Manuel Valls also announced an extension of the financial emergency plan, of July 22.

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