You’ve shortlisted France as a potential new market. Understanding its entry requirements, legal, tax, and customs considerations is key to ensuring success in the French market.1
France is the world’s fifth largest economy, and the second largest consumer market in Europe. Its large, open, diversified market is within easy reach of the UK. If your product or service is successful in the UK, it may also do well in France because the two markets are similar.
Take advantage of the opportunities in France by understanding the tax and legal requirements of doing business there.
The Department of International Trade (DIT) has created an easy-to-use guide to doing business worldwide. Its information on France includes:
- Getting finance to fulfil an export contract
- Getting paid
- Legal considerations
- Shipping your goods
- Entry requirements
- DIT contacts
1:The materials provided on the site are for informational purposes only. For financial, tax, or legal advice, consult a specialist.