Doing business in France

Take your business to the next level. Explore opportunities to grow your footprint in France with the help of our Trade Commissioner Service (TCS), and read more about the trade relationship between the two countries, market facts and other insights.

Getting started in France

Market insights

Based on our knowledge of the market, the following sectors offer the greatest opportunities for Canadian companies:

  • Aerospace
  • Agriculture, Food and Beverages
  • Arts and Cultural Industries
  • Cleantech
  • Information and Communications Technologies
  • Life Sciences


Title Dates Location Sector
Business Women’s Trade Mission to Paris/BrusselsJanuary 26-31, 2020France – Paris/BrusselsAerospace; Agriculture and processed foods; Arts and cultural industries; Automotive; Chemicals; Clean technologies; Consumer products; Defence and security; Education; Financial and insurance services; Fish and seafood; Forestry and wood products; Industrial machinery; Information and communications technologies; Infrastructure; Investment; Life sciences; Mining; Ocean technologies; Oil and gas; Professional services; Tourism; Transportation; Wine, beer and spirits
Big Data ParisMarch 9-10, 2020France – ParisInformation and communications technologies
Livre Paris 2020March 20-23, 2020France – ParisArts and cultural industries
Medi'Nov 2019March 25-26, 2020France – LyonLife sciences
Forum LaboMarch 25-26, 2020France – LyonLife sciences

Trade offices - France

The Embassy of Canada to France - Paris

130 rue du Faubourg saint-Honoré,
Paris, 75008,

Telephone: +33(0)144432900

Fax: +33(0)144432998


Office Hours: Mon-Fri: 0900-1700 (E.S.T.: +6)


  • France, Monaco, French Guyana

Office Closures: 2020-01-01, 2020-04-10, 2020-04-13, 2020-05-01, 2020-06-01, 2020-07-03, 2020-07-14, 2020-09-07, 2020-11-11, 2020-12-25, 2020-12-28

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