Investing in France
France has a high-performance economy that ranks 2nd in Europe and 5th internationally, powerful industrial sectors in emerging markets, recognised excellence in the fields of engineering, research and innovation, a productive workforce, high-quality infrastructure, established institutions and competitive cost structures.
France is one of the leading European countries for foreign R&D projects. In 2013, it was the 2nd leading country for R&D activities after the United Kingdom, receiving 19 % of all foreign R&D projects recorded in Europe. France is ahead of Germany (15 %) and Ireland (11 %).Learn more
Provence Alpes Cote d'Azur, ranked 3rd region in France for FDI
The Provence Alpes Cote d'Azur ranked 3rd for foreign direct investment, becoming one of the French regions where foreign-owned companies employ the largest share of the activate population.
In 2014, the region recorded 96 foreign investment projects - 30% more than in 2013 - creating 1386 new jobs (source : ARII).Learn more