Pierre Moscovici's New Year address to company heads

The 2013/12/15 at 17:38
On 14 January, just a few hours off from President François Hollande's yearly conference, it was the E...

Gustave Roussy Center is looking for some donations for its operation "Poussons les murs"

The 2013/12/09 at 09:28
Gustave Roussy Center launched its operation "Poussons les murs" in April 2013. The aim is to collect mo...

Luxembury : P. Gramegna leaves the Chamber of Commerce for the finance ministry

The 2013/12/04 at 13:13
Pierre Gramegna resignation from the position of Director-General of the Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce ...

The 9th WTO ministerial conference in Bali: a last-chance meeting?

The 2013/12/04 at 11:50
The World Trade Organisation (WTO) commenced, tuesday on the Indonesian island of Bali, a crucial meetin...

The Nasdaq climbs over the 4,000-point mark for the first time since 2000

The 2013/11/27 at 16:25
A big first. Wall Street closed up on Tuesday 26 November with the National Association of Securities De...

Food Industry: Milan to go all out for its 2015 World Expo

The 2013/11/19 at 14:46
Centred on the theme of “Feeding the Planet, energy for Life”, this event gathering 136 countries round ...

Marie-Anne Cantin, a French cheese specialist with an international mission

The 2013/10/21 at 08:20
To strengthen France’s export offer and to put the trade balance back on an even keel in the next five years, four families of priority activities have been identified around the notion of “Mieux Vivre” (Bet...

The Green City concept of the Minister Nicole Bricq : a hope for companies ?

The 2013/10/18 at 09:49
The Minister for Foreign Trade Nicole Bricq will bring the concept of "Ville Durable" through the entiere world. The idea is to build a city which respect the environnement which brings jobs, new houses, soc...

FOOD PROCESSING INDUSTRY : french strategy for a better export in Asia

The 2013/10/13 at 17:56
French food processing export in Asia still suffers from many obstacles. Hygienics prohibitive rights, q...

The biggest incubator of the world will be in Paris

The 2013/09/25 at 15:23
The dream finally turned into reality at Paris City Hall on the evening of 24 September. In a new protocol agreement, Xavier Niel, Founder of Free committed, along with the Caisse des Dépôts, a public invest...

BCTG & Associés, business law in the age of globalisation

The 2013/09/06 at 08:02
Set up at the start of the 1970s, this law firm today relies on some forty lawyers – including eleven pa...

Video Article - SEAT launches its business range

The 2013/08/12 at 08:39
Riding on its success amongst individual clients, this car make is attacking the corporate market, with ...

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...

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...

French border dwellers in Switzerland: the end to a French exception that will hamper the economy of three regions

The 2013/07/23 at 08:24
As of 1 June 2014, the 137,000 French border dwellers who cross the Swiss border every day will have the...

London: austerity followed up by… more austerity

The 2013/07/19 at 12:16
The British government has announced new budgetary cuts but is also promising to make massive investment...

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...

London: Tech City stands out as a new technological hub

The 2013/07/12 at 07:45
Launched in November 2010 by the British government, Tech City today assembles 1,300 companies active in...

Switzerland prepares to sign a free-trade agreement with… China

The 2013/07/02 at 07:59
At a time when the possible introduction of a free-trade agreement between the European Union and the Un...

DIHK - Flood-struck Germany places its bets on a post-traumatic jolt

The 2013/06/27 at 08:13
VW production chains brought to a halt, interruptions to power plants on the Rhine, the Neckar and the E...

SME financing: the top priority for the European Investment Bank

The 2013/06/21 at 08:01
The European Union’s SMEs have been identified by Brussels as a key to economic recovery. Beyond the cla...

BCC scales up its growth forecasts

The 2013/06/18 at 08:12
Despite a boost of confidence in the economy, the body representing British Chambers of Commerce remains prudent about the future.

Eurochambers - An update on protectionism

The 2013/06/12 at 07:58
At a time when a recent battle pits Chinese photovoltaic panels against French wines on the internationa...

The BCC hails the extension of the funding scheme to businesses

The 2013/06/11 at 08:07
The body in charge of British Chambers of Commerce nevertheless urges the country’s government not to ea...

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 ...

BCC - British exporters identify buoyant new markets

The 2013/05/31 at 08:12
The United Arab Emirates, Poland and China emerge as markets with strong growth potential, according to ...

CCI Madrid - Industrial protection, a matter of strategy

The 2013/05/23 at 08:03
The CCI of Madrid is launching an industrial protection service for the protection of brands and innovat...

Video Article - Amundi: the reference in retirement savings

The 2013/05/14 at 08:20
Amundi, a key assets management company worldwide, is the fruit of a joint venture between Société Génér...

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

France’s Confidence Pact: French CCIs expectant

The 2013/05/06 at 07:55
French CCIs expect a great deal from the Confidence Pact that President François Hollande wishes to sign...

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.

Total supports Mauritian evolutions

The 2013/05/02 at 08:07
The French petrol group is doing all it can to meet Mauritius’ varied and fully expanding demand, both i...

Bercy - The State backs innovative buying for its services

The 2013/04/30 at 08:24
A conference aimed at public buyers took place on Thursday 11 April in Paris, to promote innovative buying. Written into its “National Pact for Growth, Competitiveness and Employment”, this new principle aim...

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...

ECB - The survey that reveals Cypriots to be wealthier than Germans

The 2013/04/26 at 07:49
The richest Europeans are not the ones that one might expect. But it all depends on whether wealth is as...

CCI Paris - France-Israel, promoting bilateral hi-tech cooperation

The 2013/04/24 at 08:20
Hi tech was on the agenda at the 12th France-Israel Economic and Technological Forum. The objective of t...

Video Article - Auchan Direct: your shopping in just a few clicks

The 2013/04/19 at 08:52
In the space of a few years, Auchan Direct has become the French market leader in home shopping. The bra...

DIHK - Tax increase: 1% more equals 200,000 fewer jobs

The 2013/04/18 at 08:34
Taxation and high incomes are at the heart of the German electoral debate. The DIHK, the federation of German CCIs, estimates that if the opposition parties are victorious, there is a risk that the country’s...

BCC - Budget: the government can do better

The 2013/04/17 at 08:32
The body representing British Chambers of Commerce regrets the lack of ambition in the budgetary measure...

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...

CCI Bretagne : Warehouses and offices - the perks of pooling property

The 2013/04/11 at 08:36
Long under study, property pooling solutions have finally spread to businesses, now reaping considerable...

France Export: simplifying service for entreprises

The 2013/04/10 at 08:10
France's range of existing export aid mechanisms is to be audited. The aim is to clear up the current co...

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.

Video Article - HRT Fidalux: company management from A to Z

The 2013/04/05 at 08:08
From a company's incorporation to its liquidation, via multiple accountancy aspects, the Luxembourg comp...

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 - Altera: supporting company evolution beyond the French borders…

The 2013/03/28 at 09:23
Altera, a consultancy and training firm set up in 2009, specialises in the operational implementation of...

The BCC calls for a growth strategy from the government

The 2013/03/25 at 07:41
On the occasion of its annual conference, the body representing British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) requested that the government boost its spending on infrastructures.

German CCIs oppose the introduction of a German minimum wage

The 2013/03/22 at 08:36
A taboo for company heads, the idea of introducing a minimum wage in Germany is increasingly bandied abo...

Telecommuting breaks through in French companies

The 2013/03/21 at 08:17
Obstacles to telecommuting in France are being cleared away, slowly but surely. This work mode presents ...

European movement against high executive salaries

The 2013/03/20 at 08:27
Following banker remuneration, now executive salaries are under pressure, denounced by public opinion, a...

The BCC expects a recovery of economic growth in 2015

The 2013/03/19 at 08:24
In the meantime, the body representing British Chambers of Commerce has lowered its growth forecasts for this year to 0.6 %.

Axa Entreprises: an innovative offer adapted to today's context

The 2013/03/14 at 10:29
Thanks to its renowned financial solidity and an innovative range of services, Axa Entreprises stands ou...

Measures to support SMEs

The 2013/03/14 at 08:32
During a debate on the state of the nation, the Spanish Head of State gave details on a plan for helping...

German businesses head for Africa

The 2013/03/13 at 08:20
According to a survey carried out by the federation of German CCIs, 21 % of German enterprises geared to...

A "Made in" label for identifying, monitoring and tracking European products

The 2013/03/12 at 09:11
The enforcing of long-contested regulations on the placing of “made in” labels on all products originating from Europe means that from 2015 onwards, consumers will be informed about where their goods come fr...

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 wishes to reinforce the innovation-globalisation duo

The 2013/03/04 at 08:13
By teaming up with its foreign trade services set up overseas, the delegations of Spain’s public centre ...

Innovation, respect, integrity: the winning trifecta for French enterprises

The 2013/02/27 at 08:11
Marking out a world that has become increasingly competitive, innovation remains the top value in the eyes of companies from all countries. On the other hand, while quality takes out second position in most ...

Peter Mihok, Chairman of the World Chambers Federation: “We are very happy to organize our Congress in Doha this year”

The 2013/02/21 at 08:16
Qatar will host the 8th Congress of the ICC World Chambers of Commerce co-organized by the ICC World Cha...

Translatlantic Free Trade agreement: the biggest trade area ever to be created

The 2013/02/20 at 15:26
A sea snake in political and diplomatic relations between the European Union and the United States, a Transatlantic Free Trade Area is likely to see the light of day in two years’ time, according to vows mad...

Belgian companies refuse island status

The 2013/02/19 at 07:51
For Belgian companies, the European domestic market is far from a reality. Considering that too many barriers still block their way towards their European neighbours, they have entrusted, to the Federation...

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...

The European professional card, a new passport for jobs

The 2013/02/11 at 08:27
The last bolt clamping down the European employment market is about to be unscrewed. Soon, the recognition of degrees, professional experience and qualifications is to be simplified by the creation of a Euro...

The Spanish Government out to support SME export

The 2013/02/08 at 08:12
Synergies between institutions, as well as financial support, are being reinforced.

German enterprises in France confirm an ambient glumness

The 2013/02/07 at 08:18
Celebration is not in the air. At a time when France and Germany are celebrating the fiftieth anniversar...

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.

Video Article - CAMERUS, furniture rental: the strength of experience

The 2013/02/05 at 08:35
With 48 employees and a turnover of 8.7 million euros, Camerus is one of the leaders on its market. With...

Great Britain: the business world welcomes the referendum project

The 2013/01/30 at 08:05
British enterprises remain divided about the hypothesis of Great Britain exiting the European Union, wit...

Video Article-Brelet: tailor-made temporary installations

The 2013/01/28 at 10:20
The company Brelet, a constructor of temporary structures for more than 400 events every year in all d...

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...

Men continue to dominate German CCIs

The 2013/01/22 at 08:39
In the context of debate on female representation in company management, the President of the German Cha...

Europe’s neglected Eastern countries

The 2013/01/18 at 08:08
At a time when all gazes are turned towards Europe’s Southern countries, former Soviet countries are on ...

150,000 new jobs in German SMEs

The 2013/01/17 at 08:50
In terms of employment, could it be that the ageing of the population is more decisive factor than the financial crisis and the economic recession? Decisive enough, in any case, to push German SMEs to create...

Spain: Slight rise in optimism for 2013

The 2013/01/16 at 08:52
Spanish businesses expect good results on the export front but remain pessimistic about employment and i...

German CCIs concentrate on dialogue with Africa

The 2013/01/14 at 07:54
One of the main objectives of German businesses is to (re)position themselves on African markets in the face of Asian competition. For this purpose, they are seeking to nurture direct links in Berlin with re...

Gust of optimism blows through the British business community

The 2013/01/11 at 08:11
In a context of weak growth, the BCC is calling on the British government to continue its efforts to support the country’s businesses.

Europe determined to draft a new European industrial policy

The 2013/01/09 at 07:52
Endowing Europe with instruments to stop its deindustrialisation and to boost industrial production: this is the objective set by the Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, French and German Ministers of Industry and...

Exports still a pillar of German growth in 2013

The 2013/01/08 at 08:35
Despite being touched by the current state of Eurozone markets, export activities continue to place Germ...

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...

Great Britain raises the possibility of exiting the EU

The 2013/01/03 at 08:35
The British Prime Minister is to unveil, at the start of 2013, his vision of a new relationship between ...

Youth employment in Europe: Austrian, German and Luxembourg CCIs hold the keys

The 2012/12/28 at 07:58
Inspiring Europe in the fight against youth unemployment: this is the task to which Austria, German and ...

Spanish Chambers of Commerce await a new bill

The 2012/12/27 at 08:09
Spanish CCIs find themselves at a turning point in their history. For now, they have committed, during t...

Global connectedness: the crisis has slowed globalisation

The 2012/12/24 at 09:42
Engaged in a process of exchanging information, goods and services, the planet has undergone a decline in “global connectedness” since the start of the crisis. According to a DHL index, the current level of ...

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...

Partial unemployment: German businesses anticipate the effects of the crisis

The 2012/12/20 at 08:51
From now on, to meet a decline in order books, all businesses will be able to take recourse, over a twel...

The BCC invites the government to do more for businesses

The 2012/12/14 at 08:46
The measures presented by the Chancellor of the Exchequer during the traditional Autumn Statement have b...

Great Britain: Progress in the promotion of women executives

The 2012/12/10 at 08:07
The participation of women in boards has improved in the last two years, but their numbers have stagnate...

European Space Agency Council: Europe still believes in its lucky stars

The 2012/12/06 at 08:30
Despite the crisis, the twenty members States of the ESA (European Space Agency) have reiterated their interest in pursuing space programmes including Ariane. These decisions also mark a Franco-German agreem...

Catalan company heads turn their ears to political debates

The 2012/12/04 at 09:04
Business leaders await more business-friendly policies.

Competitiveness: German industry loses ground

The 2012/11/30 at 09:06
Contrary to what German industries may have assumed, the crisis has finally caught up with them. Althoug...

Creation of the “Chamber of Commerce of Spain” and a downsizing of export trade structures

The 2012/11/21 at 09:20
Madrid wishes to make savings while also gaining in competitiveness.

London in the fog

The 2012/11/14 at 09:08
Observers are speculating more and more about why the London financial market has lost its competitiveness.

The Initiatives de l’Economie: spotlight on great local ideas

The 2012/11/13 at 09:24
Every year, the Initiatives de l’Economie recognise development projects in French regions and departments. Presenting the 2012 edition and its original and constructive award winners…

The new ambitions of Oman Air

The 2012/10/29 at 11:00
As the national airline of the Sultanate of Oman, Oman Air will be celebrating twenty years of existence next year. With a new CEO on board since January this year, the transporter has launched a seduction o...

Dubai, an up-and-coming holiday spot

The 2012/10/25 at 10:00
The emirate is not just a destination for business trips. Leisure tourism is developing more and more in Dubai, with stays that are also lengthening. Families and couples will find a range of attractions on ...

Dubai, the growth of an international business hub

The 2012/10/23 at 10:00
You need only walk around the Dubai business district for a few hours to gauge the extent to which the emirate has become, in just a few decades, an ultra-modern hub privileging economic sectors with high-ad...

Green Energy Act : Ontario pursues its environmental policy

The 2012/10/22 at 11:00
In 2009, Ontario adopted the Green Energy Act with the aim of increasing its production of renewable energies, encouraging energy savings, and promoting job creation. This act, based on the provincial govern...

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