Why Choose France?

With a GDP of € 2716 bln and a population of 67 million, France is the second economy of the European Union. It is a fairly open economy that rely very much on foreign trade for its economic development.

Airbus, world leader for aerospace is headquartered in France
Airbus, world leader for aerospace is headquartered in France
Ariane space launcher: taking the lead from France
Ariane space launcher: taking the lead from France
From nuclear energy to renewables, the green revolution
From nuclear energy to renewables, the green revolution
France, industry and engineering at their best
France, industry and engineering at their best
France, feeding the world and delighting your palate
France, feeding the world and delighting your palate
Financial markets and banking: it also happens in France
Financial markets and banking: it also happens in France
Leading the way with microelectronics
Leading the way with microelectronics
World-class medicine and R&D
World-class medicine and R&D

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France is well-known as a touristic destination and for its art de vivre, luxury industry and food products. But France is also the land of industrial and high tech innovation be it for space rocket (Ariane launchers), nuclear technologies and know-how, aviation (Airbus for commercial planes and helicopters), finance with several world-class banks or state of the art IT start-ups. France is also a country of engineers and a land of opportunities.

Tell facts from fiction and discover France many assets.

Find out why so many foreign companies established a long term presence in France: 2019 Annual Investment Report

E&Y France Attractiveness Survey 2020 says it all, France became the first destination for investment in the EU in 2019: summary of the report (in English) or full report (in French)

Interested to settle in France for business purposes? Our “Welcome to France” on-line service is meant for you!

And here is the website to get a grasp on France’s business environment

Latest modification 14/09/2020

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