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Minister of the Economy and Finance
Informal meeting of economic and financial affairs ministers (ECOFIN). Handshake, Eurogroup Toomas Tõniste and Bruno Le Maire (36840346850) (cropped).jpg
Incumbent
Bruno Le Maire

since 17 May 2017
Style Mister the Minister
Member of Council of Ministers
Reports to President of the Republic
and to Parliament
Residence Bercy
Seat Paris, France
Appointer President of the Republic
Term length No fixed term
Remains in office while commanding the confidence of the National Assembly and the President of the Republic
Constituting instrument Constitution of 4 October 1958
Precursor The title of "Minister of Finance" has existed since 1518 in the Ancien Régime
Formation 23 July 1958
First holder Antoine Pinay
Salary €9,940 per month

The Ministry of the Economy and Finance (French: Ministère de l'Économie et des Finances, pronounced [ministɛʁ dᵊ lekɔnɔmi e defiˈnɑ̃s]), informally referred to as Bercy, is one of the most important ministries in the Government of France.

List

Minister Term start Term end
Aimé Lepercq 4 September 1944 9 November 1944
René Pleven 16 November 1944 26 January 1946
André Philip 26 January 1946 24 June 1946
Robert Schuman 24 June 1946 18 December 1946
André Philip 18 December 1946 22 January 1947
Robert Schuman 22 January 1947 24 November 1947
René Mayer 24 November 1947 26 July 1948
Paul Reynaud 26 July 1948 5 September 1948
Christian Pineau 5 September 1948 11 September 1948
Henri Queuille 11 September 1948 12 January 1949
Maurice Petsche 12 January 1949 11 August 1951
René Mayer 11 August 1951 20 January 1952
Edgar Faure 20 January 1952 8 March 1952
Antoine Pinay 8 March 1952 8 January 1953
Maurice Bourgès-Maunoury 8 January 1953 28 June 1953
Edgar Faure 28 June 1953 20 January 1955
Robert Buron 20 January 1955 23 February 1955
Pierre Pflimlin 23 February 1955 1 February 1956
Robert Lacoste 1 February 1956 14 February 1956
Paul Ramadier 14 February 1956 13 June 1957
Félix Gaillard 13 June 1957 6 November 1957
Pierre Pflimlin 6 November 1957 14 May 1958
Edgar Faure 14 May 1958 1 June 1958
Antoine Pinay 1 June 1958 13 January 1960
Wilfrid Baumgartner 13 January 1960 19 January 1962
Valéry Giscard d'Estaing 19 January 1962 8 January 1966
Michel Debré 8 January 1966 30 May 1968
Maurice Couve de Murville 30 May 1968 10 July 1968
François-Xavier Ortoli 10 July 1968 16 June 1969
Valéry Giscard d'Estaing 16 June 1969 28 May 1974
Jean-Pierre Fourcade 28 May 1974 27 August 1976
Raymond Barre 27 August 1976 5 April 1978
René Monory 5 April 1978 22 May 1981
Jacques Delors 22 May 1981 19 July 1984
Pierre Bérégovoy 19 July 1984 20 March 1986
Édouard Balladur 20 March 1986 12 May 1988
Pierre Bérégovoy 12 May 1988 2 April 1992
Michel Sapin 2 April 1992 29 March 1993
Edmond Alphandéry 29 March 1993 18 May 1995
Alain Madelin 18 May 1995 25 August 1995
Jean Arthuis 25 August 1995 4 June 1997
Dominique Strauss-Kahn 4 June 1997 2 November 1999
Christian Sautter 2 November 1999 28 March 2000
Laurent Fabius 28 March 2000 7 May 2002
Francis Mer 7 May 2002 31 March 2004
Nicolas Sarkozy 31 March 2004 28 November 2004
Hervé Gaymard 30 November 2004 25 February 2005
Thierry Breton 25 February 2005 18 May 2007
Jean-Louis Borloo 18 May 2007 19 June 2007
Christine Lagarde 19 June 2007 29 June 2011
François Baroin 29 June 2011 15 May 2012
Pierre Moscovici 16 May 2012 31 March 2014
Emmanuel Macron 26 August 2014 30 August 2016
Michel Sapin 30 August 2016 17 May 2017
Bruno Le Maire 17 May 2017

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