A French official, who asked not to be named, said the tax level would have to be agreed in the future.
The consensus reached at the G7
-- which sources said came after talks that lasted into the early hours of Thursday morning -- came after a bitter dispute between France and the United States in the last weeks.
The French parliament earlier this month passed a new law that will tax digital giants on revenue accrued inside the country, even if their European headquarters are elsewhere, in a move that will affect huge US groups Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon.
Meanwhile, the G7 ministers agreed that new cryptocurrencies such as Facebook's Libra risked destabilising the international
monetary system and were not ready to be implemented.
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