France

How to Do Business in France

France is the world’s 5th largest economy and the 3rd largest in Europe, behind only Germany and the United Kingdom. Its placement within the European Union is a vital one, making it a favourite export and import destination for surrounding nations. France is also known for having the highest Human Development Index (HDI) in the world, making it one of the world’s most sought-after destinations.   The...

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Paris and Marseille are often pegged as the best places in Europe to do business. Their status as financial hubs, and their diverse economies make them wildly attractive to potential business partners both foreign and domestic. But, as a result, these markets are increasingly flooded. As Paris’ population grows and Marseille wades in corruption allegations and class disparity, businesses are looking elsewhere to make their...

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When traveling abroad for business, there are specific requirements and documents you’ll need. Passport, identification, the essentials. But when do you need a visa, and how do you get one? This question comes up a lot for first-time travelers, but customs websites and government agencies can confuse the issue. Especially if the country isn’t English-speaking.   Here at Veem, we want to make operating your business internationally...

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Small businesses in France have become increasingly vulnerable to hacking, malware, and other internet-based invasions. In fact, France was in the Top 10 Cybercrime Hotspots for 2016, and is emerging as a hub for malware and hacking. This is also the result of large companies allotting funds to increased cyber security measures, while small businesses have a hard time funding dedicated IT departments.   [qodef_blockquote text="France was...

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France is known for its food and wine. Some of the world’s best cuisine and dining experiences can be found there. The French take great pride in their food, and this can be intimidating for international visitors. Especially in business dealings, learning about French cuisine and its traditions can make or break a negotiation (to find out more read our comprehensive guide on How to...

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