Facts and Figures

Business in France

Information about France

The relation between France and the Netherlands

France has become the third main trade partner of the Netherlands after Germany and Belgium.

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Business opportunities in France

France positions itself actively as an open economy towards foreign investment, start-ups, scale-ups and SME’s

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Trends following Covid-19

In response to the crisis, the French national and regional authorities have put into place the Economic Response Plan in order to mitigate the economic impact on businesses.

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To support Dutch entrepreneurs understand French practices, the NFCC and the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in France have co-written a series of brochures.

What are members say about us

Jean-François Chiron

Director Ebusco France

"On a business point of view we are looking for zero emission projects in France. I would like to share information with the members of the NLBC to be able to do some efficient lobbying and to catch all the opportunities."

Bas Kwakkel

Chief Sales Officer De Boer Transport

Bas Kwakkel was a guest at BNR News Radio's World Representatives programme in February 2022. Bas was interviewed about doing business in France, an adventure with uncertainties but where core values, support and network are necessary.

Sandrine Chappuis

Sales manager Retail & E-commerce France Dopper

"Being part of the NLBC network gives us the support of a very dynamic and attentive team. She accompanies us and shares her expertise and knowledge of the 2 markets, Dutch and French. The events organized by the NLBC are convivial moments where it is interesting to meet the other members. Thanks to Anouk and her team."

Sarah Linda Forrer

Founder Sarah-Linda

"Very active, energetic and fast team, helping out on many different aspects!"

Evert Alink

Sales and Marketing Director Dovideq Medical Systems

"Professional and friendly organisation that connects Dutch and French businesses to success."

Bert de Boer

Founder Impaqed Products BV

When asked "What is the golden tip for entrepreneurs considering doing business in France? " If only life were so simple that there was one golden tip Still an attempt, in a nutshell; don't be scared, have lots of patience, and become a member of NLBC.

Don Roelofs

Founder KR Hospitality & Events

NFCC team is highly efficient. The team quickly arranged several introductions with other members, which have led to a strong start with ongoing partnerships and collaborations in the French market.

Official information

Agroberichten Buitenland - 2021

The agricultural team of the Dutch Embassy in Paris is charged with strengthening bilateral cooperation in the agribusiness sector, providing services for the Dutch agri-business sector and carrying out promotional activities.

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