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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

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22 Jan 2018

With Versailles business summit, Macron seeks to bank on global appeal

PARIS President Emmanuel Macron sought on Monday to show that his activity on the world stage and his pro-business reforms were bearing fruit with a highly-publicised summit of global CEOs in Versailles and a flurry of investments worth about $3 billion (£2.15 billion). | Video

19 Jan 2018

En route to Davos, Macron makes Versailles the place to be

PARIS French President Emmanuel Macron will host dozens of the world's most powerful business executives at the gilded Palace of Versailles to pitch France Inc before the global elite's annual gathering at Davos.

18 Jan 2018

After 950 years, France to lend Bayeux Tapestry to Britain

PARIS/LONDON France will lend Britain the Bayeux Tapestry, an 11th century treasure that tells the tale of how William the Conqueror came to invade England in 1066, an official at the presidential Elysee Palace in Paris said on Wednesday.

11 Jan 2018

Macron in China: notes on limits of influence

BEIJING On a state visit to China this week, French President Emmanuel Macron got plaudits for giving his host a horse -- but also experienced the limits faced by Western leaders in dealing with the new superpower on the block.

10 Jan 2018

In China, Macron presses EU for united front on foreign takeovers

BEIJING Europe should to be more united in protecting strategic assets from foreign takeovers if it wants Beijing's respect, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday as he wrapped up a visit to China that brought no eye-catching trade deals.

10 Jan 2018

Airbus-China contract for 184 A320 jets to be finalized soon: France's Macron

BEIJING French President Emmanuel Macron said a contract with China for 184 Airbus A320 narrow-body jets would be finalized soon and that his country also had ambitions to sell A350 and A380 planes to China in coming weeks or months. | Video

10 Jan 2018

In China, Macron presses EU for united front on foreign takeovers

BEIJING Europe should to be more united in protecting strategic assets from foreign takeovers if it wants Beijing's respect, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday as he wrapped up a visit to China that brought no eye-catching trade deals. | Video

09 Jan 2018

In China, Macron urges openness, pitches France Inc

BEIJING President Emmanuel Macron offered on Tuesday to open up the French economy to Chinese investment in exchange for greater access to China's booming markets, warning in talks in Beijing that existing trade imbalances would lead to protectionism. | Video

09 Jan 2018

France's Areva signs China nuclear facility pact, still awaits contract

BEIJING France's Areva signed a protocol agreement on Tuesday to build a nuclear fuel reprocessing facility in China worth 10 billion euros (8.82 billion pounds), but has yet to secure a firm contract for a deal seen as vital to reviving the French nuclear industry.

08 Jan 2018

China's new 'Silk Road' cannot be one-way, France's Macron says

XIAN, China French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday China and Europe should work together on Beijing's "Belt and Road" initiative, a project aiming to build a modern-day "Silk Road" he said could not be "one-way". | Video

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