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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Dubai attracts more and more international congresses

The 2012/10/19 at 11:00
In the last decade, Dubai has become one of the Middle East's most important centres for conferences, co...

Africa’s economic awakening

The 2012/05/23 at 05:30
Long exploited for its resources, Africa is now also interesting for its consumption potential. It displ...

The moroccan social security scheme

The 2012/05/04 at 09:51
The Moroccan social security scheme covers employees from the public and private sectors.

Business portrait. South Africa: Carbon Footprint, an initiative for compensating for national CO2 emissions

The 2012/04/27 at 05:30
With 90% of its electricity produced by coal, South Africa is the highest polluting country on the Afric...

Portrait: Heiveld or the empowerment of South African rooibos exporters

The 2012/04/12 at 16:30
The arid plains stretching out to the north of Cape Town are home to the rooibos, a red tea with multifa...

Free Trade Zone: the new assets of United Arab Emirates

The 2012/04/02 at 07:57
Over ten years after its creation, the RAK (Ras Al Khaimah) Free Trade Zone in the United Arab Emirates ...

Africallia Forum: West African integration on the right track

The 2012/03/30 at 05:43
While integration is a catchword, there remains much to be done to develop infrastructures and eliminate informal work.

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...

Tunisia out to reconquer the Libyan market

The 2012/03/16 at 06:40
After one year of crisis and conflicts, trade relations between Tunisia and Libya are picking up again. Tunis is pleading for the creation of a joint economic space.

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.

Bioalgostral or energy from algae

The 2012/03/08 at 06:40
On the island of Reunion, the start-up Bioalgostral is bringing to the tropics a German cultivation technique set to produce a microalgae-based biofuel in the next four years.

In Tunisia, German businesses are making a show of confidence

The 2012/03/05 at 05:30
After suspending their investments for some time during the Tunisian revolution, German industrialists are now continuing, in Tunisia, the strategy on which they embarked in the 1990s in Central and Eastern ...

Helem OI electric vehicles soon to be assembled in Réunion

The 2012/02/21 at 06:40
The company Helem OI is working to set up an assembly site for its electric vehicles on Reunion Island, ...

Algeria: olive oil revival

The 2012/02/03 at 14:35
Algeria, in the interests of boosting its exports outside of hydrocarbons, is encouraging the developmen...

A sketch of the Holy City

The 2012/01/03 at 16:01
In "Jerusalem Chronicles", a book somewhere between a diary and an immersive reporting, Canadian illustrator Guy Delisle recounts his year spent in East Jerusalem.

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...

South Africa's business tourism boom

The 2011/11/28 at 06:40
Infrastructures constructed for the Soccer World Cup last year have allowed the country to strengthen it...

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.

Egypt seeks to relaunch its tourist economy

The 2011/10/25 at 05:45
Several months after the popular revolts, the country is promoting its hospitality in a new ad campaign to relaunch the tourist industry.

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...

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...

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 bridge between Africa and Asia

The 2011/07/15 at 13:54
The Mauritian banking institution AfrAsia Bank provides a comprehensive offer of financial services aimed at businesses and investors focusing on African and Asian markets.

Technisem develops vegetables specially for African countries

The 2011/07/15 at 13:01
Africa is at the dawn of major challenges on the demographic and alimentary fronts. This is the context facing the company Technisem, specialising in quality solutions for the production of vegetable seeds a...

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.

Foreign Chambers of Commerce in Egypt: a tool for optimising exchanges between companies

The 2011/07/12 at 09:11
Figures relating to the economic impact of the Egyptian revolution reveal great difficulties, but foreig...

Through the BFV, the Société Générale is extending its coverage in Madagascar.

The 2011/07/07 at 13:46
Through a network of agencies that it hopes to increasingly densify, the BFV is amonst the five banks accounting for 90 % of the Madagascan market.

IEPF helps and supports francophone countries to introduce policies in terms of energy and sustainable development

The 2011/07/06 at 16:26
In the domain of sustainable development, developing francophone countries have at their disposal the Institut de l’Énergie et de l’Environnement de la Francophonie (IEPF or Energy and Environment Institute ...

Brest businesses in the United Arab Emirates

The 2011/05/27 at 09:25
From 23 to 28 April this year, the CCI of Brest and the City of Brest organised an economic mission to t...

Tourism: challenges to come

The 2011/05/02 at 12:41
In the course of a decade marked by an Intifada and two armed conflicts, Israeli tourism has nevertheles...

Israel-Germany: a special business relationship

The 2011/05/02 at 10:52
Numerous German businesses have been present on the Israeli market since the 1993 Oslo agreements. The t...

Foreign trade: “Cultural obstacles on the French side”

The 2011/05/02 at 10:43
A majority of French businesses and SMEs in particular show little attraction for the Hebrew State. Only...

Despair colours the Réunion building industry

The 2011/05/02 at 08:58
The Réunion construction sector is undergoing an unprecedented crisis; Public orders have reached a stan...

La Réunion Chamber of Commerce: an exit to the crisis by the end of 2011?

The 2011/02/28 at 11:58
Elected to the head of the La Réunion CCI in January, Ibrahim Patel inherits a structure facing a mediocre economy and new circumstances: at the end of the year, the region’s port and airport will no longer ...

GDF Suez Qatar: a time for challenges

The 2011/01/31 at 11:35
Present in Qatar since 2002, GDF Suez intends to carve out a choice position for itself in the country. ...

Chamber of Commerce of La Réunion: biotechnologies focused on China

The 2011/01/31 at 09:43
This small French department in the Indian Ocean, the island of La Réunion, intends to take on the Asian...

Mohamed Choucair, President of the Beirut Chamber of Commerce - Beirut rises from its ashes

The 2011/01/03 at 13:22
Until now, Lebanon has been relatively spared by the global crisis, thanks to its status as a choice tou...

Analysis - Maghreb and Machrek 2009 assessment

The 2010/10/29 at 11:58
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2010 UNCTAD report - A spurt of foreign investment

The 2010/10/28 at 14:12
While investors are still wary of the crisis, their confidence is expected to return in the near future....

Interview - Hocine Malti - Dear Algerian petrol

The 2010/09/03 at 07:52
Hocine Malti participated in the creation of Sonatrach (a public petrol company), of which he was Vice-P...

Caunhye Bijoux - 60 years of Mauritian gems

The 2010/09/03 at 07:35
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Banque des Mascareignes - A Mauritian bank’s ambitions

The 2010/09/02 at 13:25
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African and francophone Chambers: professionalising the CPCCAF network

The 2010/09/02 at 09:25
It has been a studious summer for the Conférence Permanente des Chambres Consulaires Africaines et Franc...

Holiday real estate: a spot of sun in Djerba

The 2010/06/30 at 10:34
Leaving it all behind to dwell in the sun... Sunseanior gives you the possibility of bringing this dream...

Mauritius surfing on the green wave

The 2010/06/29 at 14:59
A green, clean island. An island that is self-sufficient in energy and strikes the right balance between...

Africa: an omnipresent Chinese partner

The 2010/06/29 at 14:56
Between 2003 and 2008, Chinese direct investment in Africa shot up from 450 million euros to 7.8 billion...

Africa is a titanic construction site

The 2010/06/29 at 14:51
Africa must take up a number of challenges, all at once, requiring means, international support, and abo...

COMESA aims to showcase African economy

The 2010/06/29 at 14:45
By creating a real free-trade zone, the COMESA hopes to boost the economic attractiveness of its member ...

Africa: a pro-business legislative stance

The 2010/06/29 at 14:34
To energise their economies, African States are making in-depth renovations of their legal and administr...

Africa is hampered by its image

The 2010/06/29 at 14:28
Reined in by certain afflictions, Africa’s economic potential is still struggling to be fully deployed. ...

Africa: a continent of opportunities

The 2010/06/29 at 14:22
Buoyed up by its one billion inhabitants and its unequalled potential, Africa is gradually bringing to l...

Finance: strengthening Franco-Arab links

The 2010/06/29 at 14:16
The bank BIA (Banque Internationale Arabe) is one of the crucial links in the chain of exchanges between...

Bordeaux Chamber of Commerce: Africa-France Business Meetings

The 2010/06/29 at 10:09
Scheduled just after the 25th Africa-France summit which took place in Nice on 31 May and 1 June, the Af...

Tunisia carves out an open source niche

The 2010/06/01 at 09:38
Since 2001, Tunisia has been implementing a national open-source software plan.

Tourism in Africa: the World Cup deals out cards on the continent

The 2010/05/31 at 14:31
The first Soccer World Cup to be organised on the continent, the “Obama effect”, the post-crisis, the tr...

Johannesburg Chamber of Commerce: a coal plant in the eco era

The 2010/05/31 at 09:29
The South African electricity producer Eskom recently scored a loan from the World Bank to construct a m...

Setting up: destination Dubai

The 2010/05/04 at 13:59
Established in the emirate city since 1997, the firm Hélène Mathieu Legal Consultants supports SMEs wish...

Algerian tourism: need for more than air transport

The 2010/05/04 at 13:39
Algeria represents 40 % of the offer of the airline company Aigle Azur, accordingly a major player in th...

Starwood Group: business tourism takes off in Oran

The 2010/05/04 at 13:28
The Starwood Group is consolidating its presence in Algeria with the noteworthy arrival of the new Le Mé...

Economic development: tourism under watch

The 2010/05/04 at 12:51
Despite political willpower to develop tourism, much remains to be done in this sector in terms of hotel...

Pointe-Noire Chamber of Commerce: Thierry Téné, Director of A2D Conseil consultancy firm and President of the association Alternoss

The 2010/05/03 at 12:16
Based in Lille, the A2D Conseil consultancy firm specialises in consultancy and training services for su...

Pointe-Noire Chamber of Commerce: green business opportunities in Africa

The 2010/05/03 at 11:22
From 7 to 10 June 2010, the Pointe-Noire Chamber of Commerce is organising the Green Business Internatio...

South African Chamber of Commerce: a Cup that fails to overflow

The 2010/05/03 at 10:32
South African trade unions and Chambers of Commerce join their voices on this issue: the extensive outso...

South Africa: a plan to counter growth without new jobs

The 2010/03/29 at 12:10
Convalescing after the first recession in its post-Apartheid history, South Africa is launching a new in...

The Bank of Africa develops on the African continent

The 2009/12/28 at 16:48
Created in 1982, the Bank of Africa group counts 2,000 associates spread throughout eleven countries on ...

Madrid Chamber: spotlight on Libya

The 2009/11/26 at 12:57
Last October, the Madrid CCI sent a trade mission to Tripoli. Back in Spain, representatives of firms ta...

Jean-Claude Masangu Mulongo, African Banker

The 2009/10/29 at 12:36
Jean-Claude Masangu Mulongo has been head of Congo’s Central Bank since 1997, and presided over the G24 ...

Euromed Management Maroc: a business school in Marrakech

The 2009/10/29 at 11:32
Young people in Morocco have something to be happy about. At least, young people from well off families ...

A World Cup for Africa

The 2009/10/28 at 16:34
South Africa is hoping that the 2010 World Cup, the first to be held on African soil, will change the co...

Hotel industry: Accor sets down its suitcases in the Middle East

The 2009/10/28 at 10:50
The French hotel group Accor is backing midrange offers in a region where the luxury sector is saturated...

Mediterranean Chambers: Invest in Med still on the move

The 2009/10/28 at 10:43
Despite a lacklustre year due to economic and political crises, the Mediterranean Basin stands to profit...

South African Chambers: seizing the ball

The 2009/10/28 at 10:07
More than 450,000 spectators from around the world are expected to converge in South Africa in June 2010...

Marseilles-Provence Chamber of Commerce: budget-savvy Alger

The 2009/10/28 at 10:02
Marseilles companies and elected officials are having a hard time accepting the 2009 law of complementar...

Keith Brebnor, Chief Executive of the Johannesburg Chamber of Commerce: hope riding on the 2010 World Cup

The 2009/10/07 at 12:34
South Africa officially entered recession in May and has only just emerged from a period of strikes and ...

Société Générale Algérie: the experience of an international group

The 2009/09/07 at 12:46
Present in Algeria since 1999, Société Générale has succeeded in innovating by declining its network’s p...

Sustainable development in Senegal: integrating a social dimension

The 2009/09/04 at 12:41
The region of Kayar, to the north of Dakar, is one of the main points of departure for clandestine emigr...

Novabrick in Senegal: bought on the Web

The 2009/09/04 at 12:35
Reconciling cost cutting, innovative IT and energy savings, the Novabrick factory is perhaps the first i...

Senegal electronic government: upping the speed

The 2009/09/04 at 11:57
For 4 years now, the country has been developing, thanks to free software, measures for carrying out dem...

Pierre Vermeren: a kingdom under analysis

The 2009/06/29 at 14:03
A graduate of the Ecole Normale Supérieure with an agrégation in history, Pierre Vermeren draws up, in t...

France-Middle East: legally yours

The 2009/06/29 at 10:10
Thanks to its familiarity with countries in the Middle East and Gulf region, the firm Lartigue Tournois ...

Ernst & Young Congo: "We have not yet felt the effects of the crisis"

The 2009/06/04 at 13:55
Ernst & Young has been present in Congo for 25 years. “When the company set up in 1984, its activity was...

Financial services: a pioneer looking to the future

The 2009/05/06 at 13:38
The Tunisian Group TLG offers SMEs a vast raft of financial and finance-related services ranging from le...

Middle East: the strength of words

The 2009/03/31 at 08:22
Having constructed their wealth on the relationships that they have established with the East and West, ...

Auditing and advisory services: KPMG International in Morocco

The 2009/03/30 at 15:16
Born from the merger between two international networks, Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co. and KMG, KPMG Inter...

BMCE Bank: the most international of Moroccan banks

The 2009/03/30 at 14:47
BMCE Bank is a corporate bank that has been geared towards international affairs since its inception. Ot...

Invest in Med: a bridge between North and South

The 2009/03/30 at 14:41
Despite a mere one year of existence and a reputation that is yet to be made, Invest in Med, the economi...

Focus South African Chambers: the World Cup challenge

The 2009/03/30 at 10:29
South Africans are not skimping on anything to give soccer fans from through- out the world a fine recep...

South Africa: SMEs in survival mode

The 2009/03/30 at 10:22
In 2008, the growth of South African tourism reached 12%. A record on the world scale that displays a gr...

South African Chambers of commerce: "Growth in trade should pick up at the end of 2009"

The 2009/03/30 at 10:15
The current South African President Kgalema Motlanthe made the announce-ment while addressing Parliament...

Kenya Airways: african dreams

The 2009/02/27 at 13:33
The objectives of Kenya Airways are clear. And ambitious. With a fleet of 25 aircraft, Kenya Airways is ...

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