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 France to pay 38m citizens €100 each to help counter surge in fuel, energy prices

  • The French government has announced a one-off payment of €100 ($116) for each citizen whose monthly net income is €2,000 or less, to help counter the surge in fuel and energy prices.
  • The inflation allowance will go to about 38 million French people automatically, including those who do not drive a car or ride a motorbike. 
  • The first payments will go to business employees in late December.