The logo of Danish drugmaker Novo Nordisk in their offices in Hillerod, Denmark, September 26, 2023.
REUTERS/Tom Little Acquire Licensing RightsPARIS, Nov 23 (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron will on Thursday inaugurate a 2.1 billion euro ($2.3 billion) investment by Danish pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk (NOVOb.CO) in France, his office said, pitching it as a sign of newly restored French industrial competitiveness.
The investment, for which no detail was provided by Macron's office, will be based in Chartres, west of Paris, where Novo already employs nearly 2,000 people.
The Elysee palace deemed it the most significant investment in the health sector of Macron's mandates so far and said it would create 500 jobs.
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