An Iran-US Chamber to be inaugurated before Christmas

The 2013/12/05 at 13:25
Following the historic agreement in Teheran in November, the idea of an Iran-US Chamber has emerged. The...

“Faites de l’international 2013”: the must-go event for Île-de-France CCIs

The 2013/11/27 at 09:38
The Trophées CCI Paris Ile-de-France de l’international will be placing the spotlight on three new exporter enterprises in the Île-de-France region. Awards are be distributed at the closing ceremony of the 6...

The Chamber of Commerce: yes, but which one?

The 2013/11/26 at 21:29
Chambers of Commerce and Industry, CCI Internationales, binational (joint French and foreign) Chambers… ...

the European SME Week is working

The 2013/11/21 at 08:50
This monday, in 37 European Union countries, the European Commission and the Lithuanian presidency will be launching the European SME Week. The European Union’s CCIs will be playing an active role in this ev...

Crowdfunding in Caen: a new business financing tool?

The 2013/11/10 at 09:02
The CCI of Caen will be introducing, at the start of 2014, a crowdfunding system enabling businesses to ...

Eurochambres launches an arsenal of new ideas for rescuing SMEs

The 2013/10/30 at 12:52
The 5th anniversary of the Small Business Act was an opportunity for Eurochambres to turn its mind to new policies for supporting some 20 million European SMEs. The lowdown on this brainstorming.

Jean-François Gendron, new President of the CCI Internationale: “Don’t forget Africa…”

The 2013/10/07 at 10:07
Appointed, on 26 September, as President of the association CCI Internationale by his predecessor who was leaving this role in the middle of his mandate, , the President of the Chamber of Commerce and Indust...

MMA: Promoting tailor-made professional guarantees

The 2013/09/09 at 12:39
Offering proximity to clients as one of its major competitive advantages, the MMA group provides answers to many questions that professionals ask about insurance.

The CCI of Champagne-Ardenne gets moving until tonight

The 2013/09/07 at 06:15
On the occasion of the second largest agricultural machine expo in Chalons-en-Champagne, currently underway until 9 September, the CCI of Champagne-Ardennes is making itself known through video. Home to 17% ...

Franchise SUBWAY®: the diversity of implantations improve many opportunities

The 2013/09/05 at 15:46
With over 39,000 restaurants in no less than 102 countries and almost 50 years of experience, Subway is ...

The onset of a more favourable economic contex

The 2013/09/04 at 07:58
The morale of French company heads is on the rise. Pulled up by the recovery of the Eurozone, this business climate indicator has progressed for the third consecutive month.

Can the French “Sustainable Palm Oil” Alliance convince industrial players?

The 2013/09/03 at 15:29
In Paris, on Monday 2 September, six French companies and three trade organisations met to set up a “French Alliance”. The group commits to using, from 2015 onwards, oil produced with certain social and en...

Video Article - Nespresso Business Solutions: serving professionals for almost two decades

The 2013/08/09 at 08:40
Since 1996, Nespresso Business Solutions has offered, in France, solutions for professionals wishing to ...

Video Article - EDF Entreprises: turning energy into a lever of competitiveness

The 2013/08/07 at 08:19
Now gathered under the one banner, innovative EDF offers targeting enterprises propose to meet their gas...

The CCI Nord Pas de Calais: an engine in the energy transition

The 2013/08/05 at 08:02
Jeremy Rifkin, the well-known American economist and futurologist, will be in Lille in May to oversee a ...

CCFI - French enterprises in Israel: room for improvement

The 2013/07/31 at 08:26
A mediocre annual balance sheet for the France-Israel Chamber of Commerce (CCFI). Despite the trend towa...

CCI of Toulouse: defining tomorrow’s levers of growth

The 2013/07/29 at 08:24
Following a vast field study, the CCI of Toulouse has described the axes of development requiring extra ...

AXA Assistance: an answer for every emergency

The 2013/07/25 at 07:56
In a context where expatriation is a growing phenomenon and new economic powers are emerging, AXA Assist...

Kupoya: when social life means business

The 2013/07/22 at 14:32
Few weeks ago, Commerce International acquired the intellectual property of the Tel Aviv-based Israeli s...

DIHK - Class action: European enterprises fear an Americanisation of economic relations

The 2013/07/16 at 08:59
On 3 July, the French National Assembly voted in a draft bill on consumption whose key measure is the authorisation of class action. An initiative that follows in the footsteps of the European Commission a...

The CCI of Grenoble supports smart mobility

The 2013/07/09 at 09:12
Grenoble is intent on becoming a “smart city of the future” as quickly as possible. Innovative solutions...

Savoye: progressive logistics for greater flexibility

The 2013/07/03 at 08:45
What with its innovative mechanisation, automation and storage solutions as well as IT offers adapted to...

Video Article - B&B Hôtels: a professional offer at a modest price

The 2013/06/13 at 08:40
With a blossoming network in France as well as overseas as well as special services for its loyal custom...

Video Article - Groupama takes care of employee savings

The 2013/06/05 at 08:17
Employer savings are an increasingly appreciated way to supplement the incomes of company heads (1) and ...

DIHK - Growth means a decline in company creation

The 2013/05/29 at 08:55
Company creation is an attractive solution for job seekers during crisis times. But as statistics from t...

DIHK - Company financing: Basel III casts a shadow over SMEs

The 2013/05/22 at 08:13
Elaborated in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis to prevent the collapse of banks, new regulatory sta...

Spain: The arbitration court, a useful tool for enterprises

The 2013/05/13 at 08:20
The first Investment Arbitration Court Conference was organised in Madrid

BCC - British enterprises wish to remain in the EU under certain conditions

The 2013/05/10 at 08:20
According to a survey published by the BCC, a large majority of British enterprises are in favour of ren...

BCC - Boost in morale for British enterprises

The 2013/05/03 at 08:39
The body in charge of British Chambers of Commerce believes that a UK relapse into recession will be avoided this year.

Video Article - GDF SUEZ, a choice partnership for SMEs-SMIs

The 2013/04/29 at 08:33
With 1,000 employees, GDF Suez Energies France Entreprises et Collectivités supplies gas and electricity...

CCI France: French industry on track

The 2013/04/23 at 07:56
From 19 March to 18 April, the “Industrie & Innovation” train covered 6,500 kilometres on French territo...

CCI Lyon - Growth capital spreads in French territories

The 2013/04/16 at 08:01
SMEs are increasingly numerous to take recourse to growth capital solutions in order to finance their ex...

Come and invest in the south of France: The Languedoc-Roussillon, a business growth accelerator

The 2013/04/12 at 08:35
30,000 new inhabitants every year, 300 days of sunlight per year, France’s number four spot for research...

German enterprises wish to tighten their ties with universities

The 2013/04/09 at 08:01
Providing higher education with 2 billion euros in support every year, German enterprises wish to intens...

Spanish Chamber of Commerce: Business incubators for support in getting started

The 2013/04/08 at 08:10
Spain’s 3rd Meeting for Business Incubators was an opportunity to take stock of this support network.

DIHK - Cyprus: German enterprises keen to save the euro

The 2013/04/04 at 08:50
While the tax on bank deposits in Cyprus has rekindled anti-German feeling in the south of Europe, the German CCIs are supporting their government’s action and are focusing on preserving the euro – a conditi...

Video Article - La Banque Postale: comprehensive answers for all territorial players

The 2013/04/01 at 07:51
By widening its offer to enterprises, local authorities and social-economy players, La Banque Postale ha...

Video Article - 24 IP Law Group: Intellectual property, crucial precautions

The 2013/03/08 at 08:12
On the Franco-German market, the protection of trademarks, patents, designs and models is subject to com...

Spain set on cutting administrative obstacles for enterprises

The 2013/02/18 at 08:59
The government has approved a bill on market unity. A single licence is to be introduced for goods circu...

British SMEs lack financing

The 2013/02/13 at 08:05
According to the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), the creation of a public investment bank would help...

British retailing in crisis

The 2013/02/06 at 08:12
Retail sales volumes declined by 0.1 % in December 2012, boding for a particularly difficult 2013.

Bosses confident about their businesses, yet worried about France

The 2013/01/31 at 08:15
Three times per year, the ViaVoice institute carries out a survey amongst French employers in partnershi...

R&D: German businesses still at the cutting edge

The 2013/01/29 at 08:37
Almost one-half of German businesses will be increasing their R&D budgets this year. This strategy translates their intentions to maintain their technological advance during these times of crisis. Indeed, no...

CCIs of Hérault looking out for SMEs

The 2013/01/28 at 08:01
The Chambers of Commerce of the French department of Hérault, along with several parliamentarians, have ...

Europe & Eurochambers behind attractive and accessible entrepreneurship

The 2013/01/23 at 07:58
Singling out entrepreneurship as an engine of growth and employment, the European Union has recently iss...

Mass retailing boosted by emerging markets

The 2013/01/21 at 09:10
Against the backdrop of the crisis, retailing is faring relatively well, according to a yearly survey co...

Europe to have its patent

The 2013/01/07 at 08:33
The European Parliament recently gave the go-ahead to the creation of a European patent. It will be possible, from 2014 onwards, for businesses and individuals to file a single patent for the protection of t...

Spain takes on the work-study system

The 2013/01/02 at 08:23
A Spanish bill adopted at the start of November has defined a work-study contract to be developed by the...

Toulouse CCI, “Terre d’Entrepreneurs”

The 2012/12/21 at 07:44
The French department of Haute-Garonne and the Chamber of Commerce of Toulouse are the big winners of th...

The BCC expects the crisis to linger

The 2012/12/05 at 07:04
The body representing British Chambers of Commerce has scaled down its growth figures for 2013 and 2014.

BCC & London out to lift obstacles to growth and employment

The 2012/11/27 at 09:59
The BCC ("British Chamber of Commerce") is in favour of the simplification of procedures and greater wor...

A wager on water’s energy potential

The 2012/11/08 at 09:20
Founded in the 1980s, the French engineering company CFG Services has gradually become a global reference in terms of geothermal solutions. Its offer is chiefly supported by research carried out by the Burea...

A business centre for foreign enterprises in Istanbul

The 2012/10/18 at 11:00
In a context where bilateral exchanges are on the rise, the Franco-Turkish Chamber of Commerce is opening a multi-service business centre aimed at enterprises that are new arrivals in Istanbul.

The Paris CCI launched the "Plato network" for SMEs

The 2012/10/11 at 08:00
The CCIP recently launched, in Paris, the Plato network, already in existence in other European territor...

The British Chamber of Commerce calls for a new model economy

The 2012/09/06 at 08:21
On the occasion of the publication of its new economic forecast, the British Chambers of Commerce has called on extra support measures for businesses.

16th French CCI Summer School: 19-29 years, the challenges of a generation

The 2012/08/29 at 08:52
Today marks the start, in Versailles, of the 16th Université d’Été (Summer School) of the French CCIs on the theme “19-29 years, the challenges of a generation”. From school benches to the working world, the...

CCI International Nord de France: A positive assessment for Futurallia 2012

The 2012/08/24 at 08:08
The 17th edition of the international business convention taking place in Lille from 27 to 29 June met i...

Aid for young Spanish SME heads

The 2012/07/16 at 09:00
For a number of years, Spanish Chambers of Commerce have been joining forces with an association to capitalise on advice of senior citizens.

United Kingdom still short on growth

The 2012/07/05 at 08:00
According to the latest barometer published by the BCC, British businesses are faring better despite an absence in economic recovery.

Interview with the President of the European Union CCI in Korea

The 2012/06/18 at 07:00
Jean-Luc Valério is President of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in Korea (EUCCK). He retraces certain local difficulties and explains why confidence should dominate in future exchanges between local...

Davide Cucino: “Removing protectionism in China”

The 2012/05/18 at 05:30
China still represents an Eldorado for certain European businesses. But the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China considers that protectionist obstacles are slowing down their progress. Interview with ...

Great Britain: slight improvement in exports

The 2012/04/11 at 05:40
On the occasion of the publication of its quarterly barometer, the British Chambers network observed an ...

Germany suffering from a shortage of apprentices

The 2012/04/05 at 06:10
The German apprenticeship model is tottering, imperilled by demographic shrinkage and a changing educati...

Professional training in Germany: interview with Friedrich Hubert Esser, President of the Federal Institute of Professional Training

The 2012/04/05 at 05:55
“Steering young people from secondary school onwards”, he explains.

Duco Delgorge: "The Japanese economy is not sluggish"

The 2012/04/04 at 05:45
Interview with Duco Delgorge, Chairman of the European Business Council in Japan.

Business victims of urban violence in La Réunion

The 2012/03/20 at 16:12
Almost 40 Réunion businesses turned to the CCI of La Réunion to benefit from exceptional measures follow...

The British Chambers of Commerce invite the Cameron government to beef up its efforts

The 2012/03/20 at 06:40
At its annual conference, the organism representing British CCIs requested that the government multiply ...

CCI of La réunion opens a branch in India

The 2012/03/12 at 15:18
With the opening of a branch in the Indian city of Chennai, the Chamber is hoping to develop exchanges with this country experciencing 7% in annual growth.

German industrialists back international activities

The 2012/02/23 at 06:50
German companies are preparing to sell even more overseas according to the national CCI network.

Video article. The inauguration of the new Chamber building of the CCIR Picardie

The 2012/02/08 at 13:30
The magazine Commerce International presented a round table on the potential of streams for Picardie’s exporters.

Seeking sponsors for Marseille 2013

The 2012/02/02 at 15:40
The private sector is playing a great role in the organisation of Marseille 2013, European Capital of Culture. 15 million euros are expected in company contributions. The CCI intends to rally partner and sup...

CCI Entreprendre en France launches a five-week web campaign

The 2012/01/13 at 10:55
The association launched a minisite on 9 January. Its purpose: to promote CCI expertise in support for business creation.

British Chambers of Commerce anticipate economic deterioration on the other side of the Channel

The 2012/01/11 at 06:50
United Kingdom expecting a rocky first quarter in 2012.

Export, an opportunity for Spanish SMEs

The 2012/01/03 at 06:42
The crisis has provoked reaction from Spanish SMEs that have no other choice than to export.

Eurochambres: european businesses placing their bets on export in 2012

The 2011/12/27 at 05:15
The annual eurochambres economic survey of nearly 70.000 businesses across 25 European countries highlig...

A new Franco-Algerian Chamber of Commerce to strengthen exchange between the two countries

The 2011/12/01 at 06:40
In Marseille, a Franco-Algerian Chamber of Commerce was created in October this year to reassure and sup...

Spanish businesses face the challenge of Asian markets

The 2011/11/22 at 06:45
In Malaysia and Singapore, Spain remains scantily present though they represent the highest income levels in the ASEAN region.

In Spain, crisis exit will rely on SMEs and builders

The 2011/11/18 at 06:45
Economic salvation will come from SMEs and builders, according the Spanish Upper Council of Chambers of Commerce.

Positive assessment for the 2011 Rugby Cup in New-Zealand

The 2011/11/15 at 06:45
At a time when the Rugby World Cup has just ended, various economic players are endeavouring to assess t...

French companies invited to reconstruct Libya

The 2011/11/10 at 17:54
Since Western intervention, many French expatriates and companies have withdrawn from Libya and exchanges have been at a standstill.

US SMEs storm social networks

The 2011/11/09 at 06:30
The US Chamber and the National Federation of Independent Business are giving small US businesses the op...

In Quimper, a new regional training institute specialised in renewable energy

The 2011/10/28 at 05:30
In Quimper (French department of Finistère), an institute opening in June 2011 offering technical traini...

In Spain, credit access still difficult for SMEs

The 2011/10/27 at 05:50
The economic crisis has set the tone: Spanish SMEs face greater and greater difficulties in obtaining financing from banks.

The CCI of Bordeaux has launched a social network for companies

The 2011/10/11 at 05:50
The CCI of Bordeaux is testing a social network for its local businesses. A successful experiment.

Video article: Ile-de-France Region (France)

The 2011/10/06 at 07:10
With 6,090 patent applications filed in 2009 and 1266 thousand of tonnes of air freight loaded and unloaded in 2009, Ile de France Region is ranked in ranked in first place in the Innovation section and four...

Video article: CCIR of Pays de la Loire explains the region's educational projects

The 2011/10/05 at 07:20
With 3.7% of growth rate of level education in 2009, the Pays de la Loire is ranked in fifth place in the Education section. This region holds 3,538,033 inhabitants for a surface area of 32,081.8 km2.

Video article: Interview with Vianney de Chalus, President of the CCI of Le Havre (Upper Normandy, France)

The 2011/10/05 at 07:02
With 92,213 thousands of tons of freight loaded and unloaded in 2009, Upper Normandy (Haute-Normandie) districts are ranked in fourth place in the Maritime Transport section. This region holds 1,829,525 inha...

The EU SME Centre helps SMEs to conquer new chinese markets

The 2011/10/03 at 12:56
The EU SME Centre in Beijing will be contributing to the strengthening of trade relations between the EU...

Germany- Algeria: new wind for bilateral cooperation

The 2011/10/03 at 08:25
The economic rapprochement between Germany and Algeria is gaining speed. In the space of ten years, trad...

Nantes Airport causes teeth grinding in Rennes

The 2011/09/20 at 17:22
The commissioning in 2017 of the Notre-Dame-des-Landes Airport aims to make the region more accessible to the rest of Europe. The intention is clear: Nantes is to be promoted in the eyes of Europe as a regio...

Video: Meet the President of Berlin Chamber of Commerce and Industry

The 2011/09/20 at 06:14
Meet the President of the Industrie und Handelskammer zu Berlin (IHK Berlin), the Berlin Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Dr Eric Schweitzer presents how German Chambers operate and the economic and industr...

Interview with the President of the South Africa

The 2011/09/19 at 17:33
While the nationalisation of mines occupies the South African media arena, the national Chamber of Commerce has decided to take part in the debate. Yet its priorities are situated elsewhere: it wishes to hel...

Launch of "Passion Commerce" in France

The 2011/09/19 at 09:23
The “Passion Commerce” operation was launched this Monday, September 19, at the Beauvais Saint-Lazare Maladrerie. Initiated by ACFCI, the event includes 50 meetings held across France to engage the writing o...

Video: Meet the Chairwoman of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade

The 2011/09/18 at 11:17
An interview with the Chairwoman of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT). Xiong Jiuling presents the specificities of this Beijing Chamber that she represents, retracing China's...

Video: Meet the President of the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry

The 2011/09/18 at 10:30
Meet the President of London Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the British capital's major Chamber of Commerce. He explains and details how British Chambers work, confiding in his hopes for the 2012 Olympics...

The CCIs back a sustainable future for improved economic development

The 2011/09/15 at 15:00
The Seventh World Chambers Congress (WCCI) took place from 8 to 10 June 2011 in Mexico City, highlighting the themes of peace and prosperity. Here follows a review of a few key moments of this major event.

Mounir Mouakhar, President of the CCI of Tunis, invites investors to turn their attention towards Tunisia

The 2011/07/15 at 15:08
A few months following a historic revolution, the Chamber of Commerce of Tunis is doubling up its efforts to give the country the economic influence it needs. At the heart of preoccupations is the developmen...

A regional higher education cluster

The 2011/07/15 at 10:49
The CCI of Indre is behind this project to curb the drain of young people from the department

The new president of the Durban CCI, Thato Tsautse

The 2011/07/13 at 09:16
As the first woman to be elected to the head of the Durban CCI in April this year, this lawyer intends to optimise the city's economic potential to rival with Johannesburg.

Questions for Pierric bonnard, managing Director of Ubifrance in Chicago

The 2011/07/12 at 13:17
Futurallia opened its doors between 18 and 20 May 2011 in the United States. Originating from 27 countri...

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