FRENCH BOOM :
The future for businesses

FRENCH BOOM :

THE FUTURE FOR BUSINESSES

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

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  • GROWTH OF BUSINESS & JOBS

    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 1117 decisions to invest were observed and 1298 in 2017. The organisation also revealed an average number of 25 investment decisions per week. They resulted in a 6% increase in the number of jobs created and a 34% increase in that for jobs maintained.

  • WHO INVESTS IN FRANCE ? 

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

  • WHAT TYPE OF INVESTMENTS ARE MADE IN FRANCE ?

    France’s promise to concentrate its efforts in tomorrow’s key sectors, ie. R&D and innovation, has contributed significantly to this renewed interest by investors in France.

  • INVESTING IN FRANCE : WE HELP MAKE YOUR PROJECT EASIER

    Many other supporting measures, such as helping foreign investors and their families to move to France, also consolidated its attractiveness. The team at Invest French Basque Country will help you with formalities to set up your business in France.