Agnès Pannier-Runacher affirms on France Inter that the government has pushed Renault “to its limits”.
The message sent by the government to Renault is the following, explains Wednesday June 3 on France Inter the Secretary of State for the Economy Agnès Pannier-Runacher: “We take our responsibilities from our side. It’s up to you to come up with the plan which allows us, since it is your commitment, not to make any redundancies and to give a future to the sites which are today the most competitive ”. Despite the signing of the bank loan of 5 billion euros guaranteed by the State, Jean-Dominique Sénart intends to maintain the plan to cut 4,000 jobs in France by 2023.
The Secretary of State for the Economy points out that the government “Pushed to its limits” the CEO of Renault, “So that he reconsider in a very clear way the question of Maubeuge”. A meeting was held on Tuesday “At the level of Bruno Le Maire”, “To say: ‘Maubeuge, there must be activities beyond 2023. Make us some suggestions’”, says Agnès Pannier-Runacher. “It is the most competitive factory in France. We would not understand that this factory does not have a future ”, she insists.
“We are supporting Renault in one of the most serious crises in its history”
“Today, what we are doing is supporting Renault in one of the most serious crises in its history”, says Agnès Pannier-Runacher. “To do this, we have to accept that there is a structuring part. These are positions that are being abolished. These are not people who leave, they are not people who are put out of work overnight ”, she emphasizes.