What are the advantages of
investing in France ?

France has many advantages which are favourable to the growth of businesses

  • HIGH PRODUCTIVITY

    Ranked 4th in the European Union in front of Germany and the United Kingdom (source: Invest in France Agency).

  • QUALIFIED WORKFORCE

    With lower salary costs in France than in the USA, Germany, the Netherlands and Japan (source: Invest in France Agence).

  • SUPPORT FOR TRAINING

    The state is heavily involved in continuous training with an annual investment of 31.5 billion euros.

  • SUPPORT FOR INNOVATION

    France is one of Europe’s leading countries in terms of research and innovation (source: Ministry of the Economy, Centre for Strategic Analysis).

  • EXCEPTIONAL QUALITY OF LIFE

    Environment (ranked 2nd in Europe for quality of life), gastronomy (UNESCO intangible world heritage), culture, natural heritage (world’s leading tourist destination – source: UNWTO).

  • CAPITAL WITH INTERNATIONAL PRESTIGE

    Paris is the world’s 2nd most innovative and creative city (source: Innovation cities TM Top 100 index, 2thinkknow2010), Europe’s 2nd most attractive capital for investors (source: European cities monitor, Cushman & Wakefield 2010).

  • SECTORS OF EXCELLENCE

    Ranked Europe’s leader in aeronautics, aerospace and the nuclear industry.

  • HIGH-PERFORMANCE AIRLINE CONNECTIONS

    Roissy Charles de Gaulle is Europe’s 2nd largest airport in terms of passenger numbers and the leading freight airport (source: ACI 2010).

  • PROMISING INVESTMENT SECTORS

    Production related activities are amongst the main GDP growth factors, with + 2.4% in 2017. The manufacturing industry and farming sectors are the most promising.