“As soon as the OECD agreement will be implemented, we will get rid of the French national taxation on digital services,” he said on CNBC on Tuesday. “I’m fully ready to take a legal commitment about that.”

Le Maire spoke before a meeting of the Group of 20 advanced economies, whose governments are poised to approve later this week a deal brokered in talks at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development on minimum corporate taxation, and new rules for dividing up the tax revenues from the world’s largest companies.