France business sentiment seen rising

France should post economic growth of 0.2 per cent in the third quarter, the Bank of France said on Monday, revising its forecast up slightly from a first estimate of 0.1 per cent. Europe’s second-biggest economy emerged from recession with faster-than-expected growth of 0.5 per cent in the second quarter, but many economists have questioned […]

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French finance minister confirms ‘end of recession’

French Finance Minister Pierre Moscovici (pictured) welcomed “the end of the recession in the French economy” on Wednesday, with a stronger-than-expected 0.5 percent quarter-on-quarter growth in April through June, its best result in two years. France’s economy has jumped out of recession, posting stronger-than-expected 0.5 percent quarter-on-quarter growth in April through June, its best result […]

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France Business Visit Visa

France Business Visit Visa is for temporary visit to France with the purpose of Business. This is given for a travel less than 90 days. The business visitor visa is strictly for businesses to visit France under business purposes, or attending a conference or a training session, or to conduct a business with France-based organisation, […]

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France predicts economic contraction, high jobless rate in 2013

The French economy is expected to contract by 0.1 percent this year, with unemployment rate steadily growing, according to official figures released on Thursday. The eurozone’s second largest economy would grow 0.2 percent in the second quarter before stagnating and edging up 0.1 percent in the third and fourth quarters respectively, the national statistics agency […]

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French Senate votes on major labor reform package

France’s parliament is expected to pass a package of significant labor reforms Tuesday that the government hopes will help stop rising unemployment and jumpstart the country’s stagnant economy. President Francois Hollande has promoted the bill as one of his administration’s signature pieces of legislation designed to overhaul the country’s notoriously hidebound labor market. It includes […]

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