Foreign investment projects benefit the whole of France. Foreign-owned businesses are operating in France and are creating jobs in every region of the country. France’s economic attractiveness can be seen in both large regional cities, but also in smaller urban areas, as 43% of investments in 2021 were in municipalities of fewer than 200,000 inhabitants.

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Resilience / Confidence / Recovery

France’s resilience and the confidence of foreign investors made France the leading European destination for foreign investment projects in 2021.

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Talent is at the heart of business strategy. Talent mobility provides key data on a country’s economy that is used to measure its attractiveness. The welcome that France reserves for entrepreneurs and foreign talent has a lasting influence on the choice of destination for international mobility.

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News 22/12/2022

Younited, the 27th French unicorn

New Fintech unicorn in december 2022.

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News 19/12/2022

The Seine: river freight and carbon-free urban delivery

an ecological alternative to traditional logistics…

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News 14/12/2022

16,900 foreign-owned businesses in France in 2020

They employ 2.1 million people in France…

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News 25/11/2022

1,074 high-impact startups in 2022

28% increase of high-impact startups compared to 2021…

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News 08/11/2022

France proves just as attractive as ever for talent in 2022

France Top 20 in the Insead Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI)…

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News 07/11/2022

Paris Game Week returns after a 2-year absence

“Paris Game Week” and the rise of French video games…

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News 17/10/2022

Forty-two French establishments in the 2023 World University Rankings

Forty-two French establishments appear in the 2023 rankings of...

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News 14/10/2022

Gradual abolition of the CVAE from 2023

The business value-added contribution

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News 07/10/2022

Annie Ernaux, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature 2022

First Frenchwoman awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature…

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News 04/10/2022

€9 billion injected into the French aerospace industry

€9 billion in the French aerospace industry in the 3 upcoming...

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News 27/09/2022

Record fundraising for French Tech in 2021

French startups raised €11.6 billion…

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News 29/03/2022

Record growth in 2021 for foreign investment projects in France

1,607 new foreign investment decisions…

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News 06/01/2023

Laurent Saint-Martin appointed Chief Executive Officer of Business France

Today, January 6, 2023, Laurent Saint-Martin was appointed Chief Executive Officer of...

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