American Chamber of Commerce in France
Forum and representative body for U.S. businesses and professionals; serves as a collective voice of Franco-American business interests in France. Address: 156, boulevard Haussmann, 75008 Paris. Phone: +33 (0) 1 5643 4567. Fax: +33 (0) 1 5643 4560. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Get the daily scoop on international economics from the French point of view. This portal also offers cultural, political, social, scientific, and sporting news. (All in French only.)
Corporate Press Releases
Stay informed and monitor the pulse of economic activity, with this daily live newsfeed from French businesses large and small, provided courtesy of ConférenceVirtuelle.
Francophone Business News Links
Bob Peckham of the University of Tennessee at Martin offers this collection of links to regional, national & worldwide francophone business news sites.
French-American Chamber of Commerce
Businesses looking to establish economic partnerships across the Atlantic should consider a membership in this organization. The FACC hosts numerous trade seminars and networking sessions. Stateside chapters may be found in: Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis, New Orleans, New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, and Washington, DC.
French Business, Economics & Finance Dictionaries
An impressive resource of glossaries and dictionaries on all aspects of francophone business and international banking.
French Economic Report
Short topical summaries, aggregated weekly from all the French media, including economic indicators, policy, government measures, EU business news, and the latest euro exchange rates. (In English and French.)
FY 2001 Country Commercial Guide (France)
Prepared by the U.S. Embassy in Paris and released by the Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, July 2000, this 143-page PDF document (632K) provides an in-depth analysis of Economic Trends & Outlook, Political Environment, Marketing U.S. Products & Services, Leading Sectors for U.S. Exports & Investment, Trade Regulations & Standards, Investment Climate, Business Travel, and Economic & Trade Statistics. Also includes detailed Appendices on country data, domestic economy, contacts, and trade events.
Ministère de l'Economie, des Finances et de l'Industrie
The MINEFI portal offers a wealth of information in English, French, German, and Spanish, on topics such as banking, consumer affairs, customs, energy, insurance, taxation, telecommunications, etc.
Samples of French Paper Currency
Before they're replaced by Euros, view samples of contemporary French francs, in denominations of 20ff, 50ff, 100ff, 200ff, and 500ff. Also see the 5ff and 10ff notes used during World War II (printed in 1944).
Yahoo! International Finance Center: France
Portal offering links to news aticles, tax & trade regulations, interest rates, growth outlooks, employment & inflation statistics, consumer spending trends, etc. (In English and French.)