All historical periods
La Défense, a leading district for ...European affairs
With its size, the number of firms it accommodates, its easy access, the jobs it ...offers and its diversity of business (offices, shops and accommodation), this district is an international centre of attraction.
Good reasons for investing in France
A springboard to the rest of Europe, a qualified and productive work force, low ...set-up costs, an attractive tax regime and support for innovation: France is the ideal country to invest in.
Regions with specific characteristics
Each French region has its own economic personality. Here is a small survey of ...the main ones.
Start businesses in France
Several organisations make their expertise available to foreign investors to ...facilitate their launching of operations in France. One of these is the Agence française des investissements internationaux (AFII – French Agency for International Investment).
France promotes innovating enterprises
There are many subventions for innovating enterprises, especially for those that ...are still small.
Professional Trade Fairs and Exhibitions
France welcomes dozens of professional international Trade Fairs and ...Exhibitions. Some of them, like the Le Bourget Paris Air Show, the Mondial de l'Automobile (Paris Motor Show) and the Agriculture Exhibition, are among the largest in the world and are well worth a visit.
Rules for acquiring a business
When acquiring a business, there are several essential prior steps. They must be ...strictly followed.
Choosing the most suitable status
There are two main legal statuses for creating your business: the sole ...proprietorship and the company. Here we take a look at the main criteria for choosing.