LeBonCoin rate hikes irate small traders by Anastasia Gnezditskaia in Uncategorized 10 Jan 2015 Starting from late 2014, French site LeBonCoin started to charge professionals higher rates for listing autos, real estate and general items, with prices rising up to 10 percent. As the site begins to monetize more actively, the move is said to harm most artisans and small entrepreneurs. .. Want This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. Share Clients OnlyFranceLeBonCoinStrategy Anastasia Gnezditskaia Anastasia Gnezditskaia is a writer / analyst covering France, Benelux and Morocco. Originally from Moscow and now based in Antwerp, Belgium, she has a background working for trade publications covering markets and their regulation. With a doctoral degree in political economy from Central European University, she taught graduate and undergraduate courses at George Washington University in Washington, D.C., where she lived for 10 years. Following this she managed international development projects in Africa at the World Bank, and worked as a journalist covering Congress, federal government agencies and financial markets, including energy futures in North America.