French Market Insights
France is the seventh largest global economy and the third largest in Europe. However the Covid-19 pandemic has created a new set of challenges for the French market.
Enterprise Ireland is responding to the global crisis by working with Irish exporters to help them avail of business response supports announced by the Government. These supports are designed to help businesses stabilise and adapt to the evolving situation, in preparation for getting back on the road to recover.
France is one of the world’s biggest and wealthiest industrial powers and a member of the G7. Its economy is historically resilient, and stable, and less prone to boom and bust cycles. France is among the leading global industrial economies in the automotive, aerospace, and railways sectors. Cosmetics, luxury goods, insurance, pharmaceuticals, telecoms, power generation, defense, agriculture and hospitality, are all strong performing sectors. More than 500 Enterprise Ireland client companies are selling into France.