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France, US announce GAFA tax compromise


France and the US have reached a compromise on the GAFA digital tax proposal, which had threatened their economic partnership. Also in the show - the mixed messages continue in the trade war between the world's two largest economies, Kenya begins shipping oil, and French customers get angry over automated check-outs.

Added on the 26/08/2019 22:42:17 - Copyright : France 24 EN

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