About us

Business France in Sub-Saharan Africa

We have a team of local industry experts operating in 26 countries who provide guidance, key data, and connect you with the right contacts to boost your business. In an effort to enhance networking between French and Sub-Saharan African companies, we also organize numerous business events yearly.

Our Missions

Business France is the government-backed agency responsible for fostering export growth by French businesses and facilitating international investment in France. It promotes France’s companies, business image, and nationwide attractiveness as an investment location. Globally, Business France counts 1,500 people working in 58 countries. We have offices in 8 countries across Sub-Saharan Africa, covering a further 28 countries in the region including trade, international investment, and business development.

Our Locations

We are based all over the region to offer you a dense network of partners.

Our Partners

French Embassy

Business France is working tightly with the local Embassies. For more information, have a look at their website.

Department of Treasury and Economic Affairs of the French Embassy

The Department of Treasury and Economic Affairs acts as a liaison officer between the local authorities and their French counterparts on economic and financial matters. It facilitates partnerships and can give support to French companies in their dealings with governments on a one-off basis.


Bpifrance finances and supports companies – at each stage of their development – with loans, guarantees, innovation support and equity. In doing so, Bpifrance acts in support of public policies conducted by the State and the Regions.

Team France Export

Team France Export brings together all the public solutions proposed by the Regions, the state services, Business France, the Chambers of Commerce and Industry and Bpifrance to help French companies in their international projects.

Team France Invest

Team France Invest brings together all regional development agencies, traditional partners of investment services, but also regional economic advisers, decentralized state services, central administrations and as well as Business France teams in Paris, throughout France and abroad. All on the same team to help international companies invest and create jobs in France.

CCI France International

Business France works closely with the various Chamber of Commerce and Industry located on the continent.

French Foreign Trade Advisors (CCEs)

The Conseillers du Commerce Extérieur de la France voluntarily share their experience working for the development of France. They carry out concrete actions on a daily basis in partnership with public and private players who have a role in promoting and supporting the internationalization of French companies