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The carnage on Nice's famed seaside boulevard as the summer season got into full swing has sent shock waves through France's tourism industry, a vital sector for the economy of the world's most-visited country. With tourism accounting for 7-8 percent of the eurozone's No. 2 economy, last week's truck attack on the French Riviera deals a new blow to an industry that had yet to recover fully from the bloody assaults in Paris in January and November last year, which were also claimed by Daesh (ISIS).The blow will be harshest for Nice, France's second-most visited city after the capital.Although Nice and the Riviera are likely to suffer this summer, the impact for the $2 trillion French economy is harder to gauge.It did not prevent France from posting the strongest growth in a year in the following quarter, with the government's 1.5 percent target for the whole year still within reach.
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