FRENCH BOOM:
The future for businesses

FRENCH BOOM :

THE FUTURE FOR BUSINESSES

Investing in Basque Country means first and foremost investing in France. This means choosing a country which will give your business the opportunity to develop and have a future. It is much easier for organisations to grow in a business-friendly location. Signs of optimistic growth and increasing foreign investment are indicators confirming the clean bill of health for business in France.

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  • BUSINESS & JOBS GROWTH

    2017 was marked by a 2% growth rate, according to the Centre for Economic Observation & Research for an Expanding Economy & the Development of Business. This dynamic growth has increased employment in France, according to the INSEE (French National Institute of Statistics & Economic Studies), with the creation of 100,000 jobs forecast for the first six months of this year.

  • FASTER ADMINISTRATIVE FORMALITIES

    This is not surprising since setting up a new business in France takes just 3.5 days, compared to 4.5 days in the United Kingdom and 10.5 in Germany.

  • FRANCE ATTRACTS MORE INVESTORS

    According to Business France, there was a 16% increase in foreign investment in France last year. In 2016, 1,117 decisions to invest were tallied; in 2017, 1,298 were recorded. The organisation also announced an average of 25 investment decisions per week. This resulted in a 6% increase in jobs created and a 34% increase in jobs maintained.

  • WHO INVESTS IN FRANCE? 

    Germans and Italians are among the main European investors, while emerging countries such as China, India, and Brazil have also decided to invest in France. The USA has also returned in force, with 230 investment projects undertaken by American investors.

  • WHAT TYPE OF INVESTMENTS ARE MADE IN FRANCE?

    France’s promise to concentrate its efforts in tomorrow’s key sectors (e.g., research & development, innovation) has contributed significantly to this renewed interest by investors in France.

  • INVESTING IN FRANCE: WE MAKE IT EASIER TO ACHIEVE YOUR PROJECT

    Many other supplementary measures, such as helping foreign investors and their families move to France, have consolidated France’s attractiveness to potential investors. The team at Invest French Basque Country will help you with the formalities of setting up your business in France