Political Environment in France
The government of France consists of presidential and parliamentary systems with great political traditions in the system. The political environment of France comprises an executive branch, a legislative branch, and a judicial branch. The French government system has a President as well as a Prime Minister. The Prime Minister is mainly responsible for the French Parliament. The President, as head of state and head of the executive, has more rights compared to the other leaders in the system. Currently, the Political Leaders are Emmanuel Macron, the President, and Jean Castex, the Prime Minister.
The French parliament comprises the National Assembly and the Senate which are responsible for passing statutes and also votes on the budget. It is interesting to know that the former presidents of France also are members of the Council. France is a unitary state. Its administrative subdivisions have various legal functions that the national government does not interfere with.
France has struggled with high unemployment since the 2008 global economic social and financial crisis. Its major economic challenge is to pull up its business environment and tackle its high rate of unemployment, increase competitiveness, and combat slow growth.