Industry & Cleantech

Our department is made up of experts in the following sectors: energy, construction, mining, industry 4.0 and industrial equipment across Sub-Saharan Africa. Our team is committed to supporting top French companies in the region and match them with African companies seeking to implement industrial / energy projects.

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Sep 23 2024
Sep 27 2024

French infrastructures tour 2024: meetings with buyers

Douala, Yaoundé, Libreville.

Series of meetings with potential buyers – infrastructure sector.

Oct 03 2024
Oct 04 2024

Francotech summit

Paris, France

In a context of profound economic, demographic, digital and societal changes, the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs, through the General Secretariat of the Francophonie Summit, Business France and the Alliance of Francophone Employers have given themselves the mission to boost commercial exchanges and economic flows between French-speaking actors around the world, in particular through […]

Nov 18 2024
Nov 22 2024
Dec 03 2024
Dec 04 2024

Key Figures

France, investing massively in its industrial sector

The French president, Emmanuel Macron, unveiled the “France 2030” investment plan on 12th October 2021, focusing on France’s key industrial sectors for 2030. Faced with the challenge of ecological transition, the plan, drawn up with other European nations, aims to support the transformation of critical sectors in the French economy: automotive, aerospace, digital, green industry, biotechnology, culture and healthcare. The €30 billion budget is spread over the next five years, with €3-4 billion already spent in 2022. The plan aims to help France live better and produce better by 2030.


The industrial sector represents 13,3 % of the value added in France.


The industrial sector represents more than 10 % of the total workforce in France.


There are more than 274 000 industrial French companies.

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Business France connects you with various French suppliers and provides guidance / access to investment opportunities in France. You can also contact us if you want to know more about the V.I.E International Volunteering Program.

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