The assembly has turn out to be conventional. For 3 years, on the eve of the nice financial summit in Davos, Emmanuel Macron invites the big bosses from all over the world to make a stop in Versailles on the occasion of the “Choose France” summit. Goal: promote the attractiveness of our territories to foreigners, and encourage corporations to come back and settle with us. For the 2020 version, the Elysée has already introduced four billion euros in investments from these massive teams. However has this assembly saved these guarantees up to now? Europe 1 has checked whether or not the bulletins made previously have been adopted by the info.
In 2018, greater than 1,300 funding choices have been made, or 31% greater than the earlier 12 months, with 30,000 jobs at stake. Throughout this primary version, Google had promised to extend its Parisian workforce from 700 to 1,000 staff, they’re now 1,200. The group was additionally dedicated to opening 4 free pc coaching facilities to discover ways to write a CV or write an electronic mail. They have been opened in Saint-Etienne, Rennes, Montpellier and Nancy. The identical promise of digital coaching had been made by Fb. This dedication was additionally revered.
On the Toyota aspect, 300 million euros have been invested as deliberate within the manufacturing of the brand new Yaris, close to Valenciennes. And much more, since a further 100 million euros have simply been introduced for the manufacturing of one other SUV. Lastly, as promised, the pharmaceutical group Novartis has arrange at the beginning of the brand new college 12 months in its Reuil-Malmaison headquarters. A brand new drug manufacturing plant has additionally been inbuilt Hunningue, within the Haut-Rhin.
A reunion between highly effective folks, in a casual setting
With these encouraging outcomes, “Select France” has turn out to be an actual assembly place for the enterprise world. 140 bosses had stopped in Versailles three years in the past, this 12 months there are 200. “Select France” additionally permits bosses world wide to satisfy in a considerably casual approach, in a moderately relaxed setting, and with Emmanuel Macron as an excellent VIP from our areas. In 2020, “Select France” emphasizes the variety of our territories, with specifically the supply of turnkey websites. Twelve websites are already out there, the purpose being to have beforehand settled the executive constraints: upgrading to environmental requirements, constructing permits, and so forth. An investor who needs to calm down has solely to construct his manufacturing facility.
And among the many bulletins anticipated this 12 months: Ericsson ought to open a analysis and improvement heart on 5G in Massy, with round 100 hires. 175 million euros can even be invested in a salmon farming enterprise in Boulogne-sur-Mer. Lastly the Anglo-Swedish laboratory AstraZeneca should announce Monday an funding of 230 million euros in Dunkirk, the place Emmanuel Macron is predicted Monday at noon.