Paris to have 3,000 more finance job by end of 2021 due to Brexit – minister

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FILE PHOTO: France’s Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire attends the G7 finance ministers meeting, at Lancaster House in London, Britain June 4, 2021. Steve Reigate/Pool via REUTERS

June 29, 2021

PARIS (Reuters) – Paris will have 3,000 more jobs in finance by the end of 2021 due to Brexit, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Tuesday.

“Brexit has been a major setback for the EU, but it has been an opportunity as well,” Le Maire told Paris Europlace annual financial event.

“These 3000 jobs are only a starting point,” he added.

(Reporting by Leigh Thomas; Writing by Matthieu Protard; Editing by Catherine Evans)