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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Nov 18 2024
Nov 22 2024
Jun 06 2024
Jun 07 2024

Ethiopia – Business Meetings Ethiopian Airlines Group

Addis Ababa

Join us and present your offer to the new management / technical teams of Ethiopian Airlines, during an exceptional program in Addis Ababa.

Apr 24 2024
Apr 27 2024
May 20 2024
May 23 2024

South Africa – French Energy & Water Days @ENLIT AFRICA 2024

On the occasion of Enlit Africa (Cape Town, May 21-23, 2024), the Business France offices in South Africa, Angola and Kenya are organizing a delegation of French companies around themes related to energy and water.

Mar 19 2024
Mar 20 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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