• France, an innovative economy (3/5)
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    6 April 2015

    France, an innovative economy (3/5)

    France, an innovative economy... and a buoyant commercial ecosystem
    A widely perceived positive image
    Seventy-five percent of chief executives of foreign companies surveyed by the annual TNS Sofres-IFA 2014 poll pointed to innovation and R&D operations as factors in France’s attractiveness as an investment location.
    Vibrant academic R&D partnership
    The possibilities to enter into (...)

  • Why invest in France?
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    23 March 2015

    Why invest in France?

    A country at the heart of the eu single market and a gateway to the EMEA.
    A global economic power
    France is the second largest economy in the European Union (IMF, 2014), the sixth largest exporter of goods and the fourth largest exporter of services. (WTO, 2013) Thirty-one French companies are among the world’s leading 500. (Fortune Global 500, 2014)
    Competitive labor costs
    Average costs (...)

  • Manila call to action on climate change
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    3 March 2015

    Manila call to action on climate change

    Manila call to action on climate change
    1. “We, the Heads of State of the Republic of the Philippines and of the Republic of France, along with leading individuals from different countries committed to climate action gathered in Manila today, wish to engage the international community, all stakeholders and world opinion, on the urgency of addressing climate change seriously, efficiently, and (...)

  • France to maintain nuclear deterrence
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    2 March 2015

    France to maintain nuclear deterrence

    On the occasion of a visit to the Istres airbase on Feb. 19, the President of the Republic delivered an important speech on nuclear deterrence.

  • Assad cannot be Syria's future
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    2 March 2015

    Assad cannot be Syria’s future

    Assad cannot be Syria’s future
    UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond and French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius set out in a joint article why Assad cannot be Syria’s future. From the palace where he is hunkered down, Bashar al-Assad is not just waging a war against his own people; he is also fighting to improve his public image. In the Western media, he is using the terror created by the (...)

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    • read France, an innovative economy (3/5)

      6 April 2015

      France, an innovative economy (3/5)

      France, an innovative economy... and a buoyant commercial ecosystem
      A widely perceived positive image
      Seventy-five percent of chief executives of foreign companies surveyed by the annual TNS Sofres-IFA 2014 poll pointed to (...)

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    • read Why invest in France?

      23 March 2015

      Why invest in France?

      A country at the heart of the eu single market and a gateway to the EMEA.
      A global economic power
      France is the second largest economy in the European Union (IMF, 2014), the sixth largest exporter of goods and the fourth (...)

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    • read France: an attractive investment location

      23 March 2015

      France: an attractive investment location

      Foreign investors like France
      In 2014, two in three foreign investors believed France was an attractive investment location, compared with only one in two in 2009. (TNS-Sofres/IFA opinion poll, 2014) Thirty-three percent of (...)

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    • read Manila call to action on climate change

      3 March 2015

      Manila call to action on climate change

      Manila call to action on climate change
      1. “We, the Heads of State of the Republic of the Philippines and of the Republic of France, along with leading individuals from different countries committed to climate action gathered (...)

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    • read France to maintain nuclear deterrence

      2 March 2015

      France to maintain nuclear deterrence

      On the occasion of a visit to the Istres airbase on Feb. 19, the President of the Republic delivered an important speech on nuclear deterrence.

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