法国 is 欧洲’s second largest market and ag体育官网’s ninth largest trading partner worldwide. 目前, more than 600 Swedish companies are established in 法国 and are doing business through their own subsidiaries or via French distributors, 代理或合作伙伴.
A substantial influx of medium and small-sized companies from ag体育官网 in the last couple of years proves that 法国 attracts both industry giants and start-ups, 以及许多介于两者之间的公司. The vast majority appear to be optimistic about the future.
According to the results from our 2020 法国商业环境调查, 71 per cent of new entrants are planning to increase their investments in the market. Some 78 per cent of respondents reported profitability in the past 12 months and 51 per cent confirmed that their investment plans will remain unchanged or increase despite the recession triggered by the pandemic.
为什么法国是一个受欢迎的目的地? While high corporate taxation and labour market regulations are deemed to be challenging, the market’s sheer size and the fact that it is home to many of 欧洲’s largest corporations make it attractive. Covid-19带来的不确定性, 人人都说, not deterred the willingness of Swedish companies to bet on 法国.
Other advantages according to the respondents include the country’s advanced infrastructure and easy access to suppliers. 除了, 78 per cent of respondents believe that environmental aspects of products or services weigh heavily in their customers’ purchasing decisions.
下载 the report for a full overview and analysis of the survey results.
This Business Climate Survey maps the opportunities and challenges that Swedish companies face in 法国 and was conducted during spring 2020.