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Doing Business in France

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As the world’s fifth largest economy, centrally located within the European Union, there is strong competition for market share in all French industrial and service sectors. American exporters to France generally face more competition from European companies than from Asian ones. Positioned at the heart of the world’s largest market, France offers a favorable economic environment to potential exporters.

France Country Commercial Guide 2015

The France Country Commercial Guide (CCG) is a comprehensive annual review of the France's commercial, economic, political and investment environment. It includes information to assist those doing business in France.

In addition to this Country Commercial Guide, the Commercial Service office in Paris offers many services and customized solutions designed to assist you in developing your market entry strategy and to facilitate your export experience in France. For a detailed description of these services please visit the Services for U.S. Companies section.

Please contact Olivier.collette@trade.gov


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