Why invest in France?

1. France is a global economic power, with the 2nd largest economy in the European Union (IMF, 2013), 31 French companies among the world's leading 500 (Fortune Global 500, 2013) and as the world's 6th largest exporter of goods and the 5th largest exporter of services (WTO, 2012).

2. France is a cost-effective location, where business setup and operating costs are lower in France than in Italy, the United States and Germany (KPMG, "Competitive Alternatives", 2012).

3. France is a dynamic market at the gateway to Europe, the Middle East and Africa. It is at the heart of the world's leading economic region by GDP with over 500 million consumers. Not to mention that it is the world's leading tourist destination with at least 83 million foreign tourists per year!

4. France has excellent connections throughout Europe and the rest of the world thanks to their excellent infrastructure. Their high-speed rail network is ranked the 2nd largest in Europe along with their road network, which is ranked the largest in Europe. Two of France's ports (Marseille and Le Havre) were respectively ranked 5th and 8th in Europe's Top 10 by tonnage in 2011.

5. France has a highly qualified and highly productive workforce. Their proportion of 25-34 year-old tertiary education graduates (43%) is greater than the OECD average of 38%.

Top 10 Reasons to Invest in France

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France Welcomes Talent and Investment January 2014

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France's National Pact for Growth, Competitiveness and Employment

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Partners in Growth

    • 2B Whole Bakery
    • A Cacao Affair
    • ABL - Technic North America Corp.
    • ALBAform
    • Actemium
    • Air France
    • Anis Café & Bistro
    • Aprio
    • Arkadin
    • Arnall Golden Gregory
    • Asselin Inc.
    • Atlanta International School
    • BNP
    • BOLD
    • Barton & Guestier
    • Bollore Logistics
    • Charleston Regional Development Alliance
    • Chattanooga Language School
    • Chemica US Corp.
    • Christian Dior Parfums
    • Conversation artistry
    • Dassault Systèmes
    • Delevan Automotive
    • Delta Air Lines
    • Egg Events
    • Empowering Technologies
    • Enomatic USA
    • Epi Breads
    • Epic Brokers
    • F&B Atlanta
    • FPL Food, LLC
    • Fermob
    • Fidelity Banl
    • Georgia Economic Development
    • Georgia Power
    • Georgia Tech-Lorraine
    • Global Atlanta
    • Greater Rome Chamber of Commerce
    • GreenbergTraurig
    • HLB Gross Collins
    • HelmBriscoe
    • IMERYS
    • Insperity
    • Intercontinental Buckhead Atlanta
    • Jade Associates
    • Lahcen Boufedji
    • Lectra USA Inc
    • Lemoine & Lefebvre, LLP
    • Little Gourmand
    • MVG, Inc
    • Macopharma USA
    • Mandarin Oriental
    • Merial, Ltd.
    • Metro Atlanta Chamber
    • Michelin
    • Mirror Image Translations, LLC
    • Morgan Stanley
    • N3
    • National Cement Company of Alabama
    • Net Dr
    • OEMServices
    • Oblander Group
    • Owen, Gleaton, Egan, Jones & Sweeney LLP
    • Pack'R North America LLC
    • Page & Jones, Inc.
    • Porsche Consulting
    • Premier Packaging Products, Inc.
    • Prudential
    • Quipment Inc
    • Reel Corp
    • Revol USA
    • Roche Bobois
    • Rushing & Guice, PLLC
    • SISE Plastic Control Systems Inc
    • Sage
    • Sidel Inc.
    • Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP
    • Socaps
    • Speed Pro Imaging
    • Stratacore
    • Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP
    • TV5 Monde
    • Travelbootik
    • Treetop Quest
    • Tula Executive Search
    • UPS
    • USA France Financials
    • Verescence
    • Westrock
    • Win MS
    • YER
    • Zodiac Services Americas LLC


The French American Chamber of Commerce - Atlanta Southeast serving the Southeast US

The Buckhead Tower at Lenox Square

3399 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 500

Atlanta, GA, 30326

Phone: 404.997.6800

Email: services@facc-atlanta.com