#InvestInFrance: French Ambassador in Vancouver October 26th [fr]

New opportunities for Canadian « entrepreneurs » in France

The signing of the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) will open vast new opportunities for Canadian business in a market as large as 500 million consumers. Due to its position at the heart of Europe, as well as its extensive infrastructure, world class academic and research network, and advanced technological industry, France is well placed to work as a hub for Canadian investments in Europe.

The French government has recently adopted new initiatives to make it easier and faster to set up and run a business, and it has introduced substantial tax incentives for investment in research and development. Due to strong economic and cultural ties, France is also a natural gateway to the vibrant African markets.

Roundtable breakfast:

This roundtable breakfast gave the opportunity to:

  • meet French Ambassador, H.E. Mr Nicolas Chapuis, to learn more about new economic developments in France and how CETA will be a game-changer;
  • listen to Canadian companies Hootsuite and Sirona Biochem who exchanged their experience growing their business through investing in France;
  • network with other Canadian entrepreneurs;
  • get advice from the Business France agency on the first steps to develop your activity in France.
If you missed the event but are interested in getting information on investing in France, please email presse AT onsulfrance-vancouver.org or visit Business France Invest.

See also see how CETA would benefit to BC businesses. (Download the PDF file).

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Dernière modification : 02/11/2016

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