According to the U.S. Department of State, the French market is notable for its large industrial base and highly skilled work force. A dynamic services sector accounts for an increasingly large share of economic activity and is responsible for nearly all job creation in recent years.

The country is also, according to the Federation of International Trade Associations (FITA), host to more than 75 million foreign visitors each year. This section is designed to help your company identify and assess its international trade opportunities in France.

Perhaps you're interested in establishing a partnership with one of the country's exporters. You may be considering joint ventures with French companies, franchise or licensing opportunities or sales of your products and services in France. Whatever your interests and needs, the resources provided in this section will lead you to information that can support your entry into the French market.

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