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Business France is the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, responsible for fostering export growth by French businesses, as well as promoting and facilitating international investment in France. It promotes France’s companies, business image, and nationwide attractiveness as an investment location, and also runs the VIE international internship program.

Business France has 1,500 personnel, both in France and in 55 countries throughout the world, who work with a large network of partners.

Business France Middle East is located in Dubai and covers 11 countries: GCC, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq & Pakistan. To boost economic bilateral relations and strengthen business ties between France and the countries of the region, we organize professional events, facilitate business opportunities for French companies. Business France also supports investment projects from Middle Eastern Investors looking forward to invest in France.

In the region, our experts are spread over 6 offices in Dubai, Jeddah, Riyadh, Kuwait City, Cairo, and Doha. They cover the following sectors: Industry & Cleantech / Lifestyle & Healthcare / Food and Beverages, Agriculture and Food Processing Industry / Tech & services / Inward Investments / Media & Communications / International internship programs.

As part of the Team France Export, we also work in collaboration with Bpifrance, and the French Chambers of Commerce in the Middle East.

Read more: About the Team France Export ›

Since January 2019, as part of the reform of the State support system for exports, Business France has given private partners responsibility for supporting French SMEs and mid-size companies in the following markets: Belgium, Hungary, Morocco, Norway, the Philippines, and Singapore.