lundi 16 décembre 2019

Vers la fin du franc CFA.

C’est le FT qui nous le dit. (Source)

A customer pays in CFA francs in an Ivory Coast market. Critics of the currency say it hampers development in Africa © Bloomberg

The optics are so bad I don’t think it is sustainable for France to continue this arrangement,  the adviser said.  »There is such a strong demand from African youth to take back their monetary independence »....

Laureen Kouassi-Olsson, who runs the Abidjan office of Amethis, an Africa-focused fund manager, said Mr Macron was a “new generation” of French leader, without nostalgia for France’s colonial ties. “His position is that, if the western African heads of state do not want the CFA franc any more, they should be able to exit that currency providing they have the means of doing so.”

——- une excellente nouvelle. Il y en a.