French Ministry of Foreign Affairs has prioritized economic diplomacy as an essential contribution to economic recovery.
Economic diplomacy is part of French diplomatic network, which is now the second largest in the world. Economic recovery figures high on the list of priorities set by France.
French economic diplomacy also concerns environmental aspects and its main objectives are :
To sustain french companies on foreign markets
To attract foreign investments and to enhance job creation
To adjust economic strategies to the changing european and international legislative framework.
Further information can be found on the website "France Diplomatie" including an article on french economic diplomacy (only available in french) and an interactive map of economic diplomacy (only available in french).