France, a vast Eldorado for Belgian businesses

The manager of the Franco-Belgian-Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce reveals several facets of this market.

Interviewing Patricia de Backer, Director of the Franco-Belgo-Luxembourgish Chamber of Commerce, is an exercise in itself: to avoid false assumptions about doing business in and with France.

There is no need to take a global approach: the country may be large, but it is easily divided into four parts, without counting the Île-de-France. One of these regions, the Hauts-de-France (whose capital is Lille), has a population of six million: the perfect starting point to begin exploring France.