Proud of its rich history and independence, leaders of France are increasingly seeking to tie the future of their country to the continued development of the European Union. In the meantime, it is one of the most modern and highly-developed countries in the world, with one of the largest economies, and is a leader among European nations. It has aggressively sought to attract foreign investment – and with considerable success. And regarding the establishment of French company, it is also very simple and convenient.
France is the world’s sixth largest economy after the United States, China, Japan, Germany and the United Kingdom. France has a well-established infrastructure, combined with first-class multi-modal transport infrastructure, making it an ideal springboard to other countries, continents and world regions throughout Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Paris Charles de Gaulle airport is ranked 1st cargo and 2nd by passenger numbers in Europe, while Paris Le Bourget is Europe’s leading business airport. France also boasts Europe’s 3rd best high-speed rail network, thus providing excellent connections for travelers and business investors to the world. Furthermore, according to The World Bank which manages the global ‘ease of doing business’ ranking, a ranking based on various measures including starting a business and trading across borders – France is ranked 27th out of 189.
Recent years, France has introduced various subsidies and tax incentives, such as corporate tax rebates. The tax rebates are based on the R&D expenditures of the company. These tax rebates are very suitable and some companies that mainly focus on R&D are conducting and encouraging their business in France. With regard to tax rebates, the government’s 30% refund is less than 100 million euros, and 5% refunds are more than 100 million euros.