As one of the largest economies in the European Union (EU), France is focused on bolstering its competitiveness by modernizing its production facilities and investing heavily in future technologies. Industries such as ICT, mechanical engineering and electrical engineering in particular, but also the aviation and automotive sectors, offer great export opportunities for Swiss companies.
Are you considering entering the French market? Are you already active in the French market and need tips, advice or support with your next steps? Do you have technical or regulatory questions? Would you like to know about the state of the French economy and how Swiss-French commercial relations have been developing?
In this section we provide you with guides, checklists and background information on doing business in France - specifically for Swiss SMEs and start-ups.
Discover your individual sales potential in France
Analyse a wide range of data and compare France to other countries - specifically for your products!
In this section we highlight interesting potential for selected Swiss industries and explain how to exploit it.
Find opportunities for your business in France
Our database is fed by our global network, tender platforms and a wide range of other sources
Events + trade fairs
Events and Trade Fairs
Especially for SMEs it is important to feel a new market to really understand its potential fit. Our business trips and events take you to the country and our events - webinars or in-person - in Switzerland allow you to exchange with experts and peers and leverage our network for your growth.
Relevant news for Swiss firms
The role of governments for international business is ever increasing. In this section you can find relevant news about the market entry to France.
Experience reports from Swiss enterpreneurs on the challenges when entering the French market and recommendations how to succeed.