Economy and Finance

Public policies' key documents.
 
Economy

ANC 2014-2016 report - Modern and balanced accounting standards to serve the public interest

ANC 2014-2016 report - Modern and balanced accounting standards to serve the public interestThe French Accounting Standards Authority (ANC) is the authority responsible for setting accounting standards in France for entities covered by the private accounting system. The last three years have been particularly fruitful for this relatively young organisation. [2017]



Economy

CREATIVE industry

Creative Industry“Créative Industry” promotes the nation’s industrial know-how and ingenuity. It is part of the "Créative France” label, which emphasises the dynamism of the country’s innovation and economic activity in multiple sectors. [2016]


Economy

THE INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF THE FRENCH ECONOMY

THE INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF THE FRENCH ECONOMYFrance is an attractive, creative and innovative economy. In 2015, it stood out as one of the leading countries in Europe, attracting 962 new investment decisions by foreign companies that created or maintained 33,682 jobs, 27% more than in 2014. French goods exports also rose 4.3% to €455.1 billion during a year in which France was the world’s third largest exporter of services. [2016]

Finance

KEY FIGURES FROM THE 2017 BUDGET

France - 2017 BudgetPress conference
(20 September 2016)



Economy

french customs - 2015 results

French Customs - Results 2015French Customs rose to meet the many challenges which it faced in 2015. Its number one challenge – the most sensitive and arguably the most visible one in the eyes of citizens – was protecting France and its population. French Customs’ second challenge is combatting smuggling in all its forms. Lastly, during the year French Customs continued its efforts to support the French economy. [2016]

Finance

France's contribution - New efforts to combat terrorist financing at European level

France's contribution - New efforts to combat terrorist financing at European levelThe document lays out possible short-term means for moving forward under current legal conditions and presents elements that justify new legal means to boost the effectiveness of European mechanisms for combating terrorist financing. [2015]



Finance

Countering terrorist financing

Countering terrorist financingFor the Ministry for Finance and Public Accounts, countering terrorism means countering terrorist financing first and foremost. But it also means gathering and sharing information on financial ties, or information gathered through customs surveillance that can be used to identify terrorists, their movements and their networks. [2015]

Economy

The Government as Shareholder

The Government as ShareholderThe Government must support business choices without taking the place of the management team. The four key objectives are protecting sovereign sectors, having resilient businesses that meet the country’s basic needs, developing and consolidating the sectors and industries that drive economic growth, and taking ad-hoc action, in compliance with European rules, to bail out companies when their failure could lead to systemic risks. [2015]

Finance

OVERVIEW OF THE FRENCH TAX SYSTEM

French Tax SystemThis handbook, intended primarily for foreigners, describes the broad outlines of the French tax system. [2015]




Finance

DRAFT BUDGETARY PLAN FOR 2016

France's DRAFT BUDGETARY PLAN FOR 2016Economic recovery ; Lower taxes and contributions for businesses ; Lower taxes and contributions for households ; The overall tax burden is lower ; A smaller Government deficit ; Government expenditure contained ; €50 billion in savings over 3 years ; Stabilised Government debt ; €5.1 billion in savings in the central Government budget ; Local governments will have to share in the deficit reduction efforts ; Tax measures in the Draft Budgetary Plan. [2015]

Finance

PUBLIC FINANCES GENERAL DIRECTORATE (DGFiP) 2014 REPORT

DGFIP Annual Report - 2014In 2014, the DGFiP was particularly active in efforts to launch two priority government projects. 1/ The fight against tax fraud, via the Offshore Disclosure Unit, which is tasked with dealing with taxpayers who hold undeclared funds abroad. 2/ Management of the Competitiveness and Employment Tax Credit (CICE), one of the key measures in the Responsibility Pact. [2015]

 

Economy

tracfin annual report 2014

Tracfin Annual Report 20142014 was a year of large-scale economic and financial challenges. It was also a year that witnessed the continuation of measures, launched several years previously, to bolster the means for combating fraud, money laundering and terrorism financing both domestically and abroad. These efforts have borne fruit: in 2014 Tracfin received an unprecedented number of STRs – a year-on-year increase of 30%. At the same time, the Systematic Communication of Information (COSI) system was launched. COSI, which was approved in 2013, concerns transfers of cash and digital currencies. During the year, Tracfin received more than two million new notifications. [2015]


Economy

Key facts on tourism

France Toursim Key FactsInternational tourism in France ; World tourism ; Economic impact of tourism in France ; Tourism-related sector employment and accommodation ; Personal tourism by French residents.
[2015]




Economy

Customs clearance in France - 40 concrete measures

French Customs's PlanFrench Customs launches a major support plan for companies within the context of the implementation of the Union Customs Code which will enter into effect on May 1, 2016. [2015]


 

Economy

French Customs 2014 key Results

French Customs - 2014 ResultsIn 2014, discussions continued on how best to adapt French Customs’ working methods and organisation to a changing environment. The goal is to make French Customs more effective so that it can continue to offer high-quality services. [2015]

 

Economy

Rallying the «New Face of Industry in France»

France - News face of Industry - Phase 2The 34 priorities of the New Face of Industry in France programme launched in 2013 identified a road map for the industrial renewal of our country. But to accelerate this industrial renaissance, it is vital to clarify their thrust, make them more attuned to the expectations of consumers and give them a more international focus. The second phase of the programme is intended to achieve these goals. [2015]

 

Finance

PUBLIC SECTOR ACCOUNTING STANDARDS COUNCIL (2014 report)

France - PUBLIC SECTOR ACCOUNTING STANDARDS COUNCIL 2014 was marked by the completion of the conceptual framework for public accounts after a public consultation launched at national level in December. The conceptual framework for public accounts provides the fundamental frame of reference that will shape the Council’s future projects. [2015]

 

Finance

stability programme 2015-2018

French Stability ProgrammeThis Stability Programme outlines France's fiscal strategy for the period 2015–2018. It presents the macroeconomic scenario adopted by the government and sets out its main objectives – getting the French economy back on track and continuing its fiscal consolidation efforts. [2015]

 

Finance

Stability programme - A strategy for continued fiscal consolidation

France - Stability Programme 2015-2018The 2014 budget outturn was better than expected. The deficit was brought down to 4.0% of GDP. Government spending, excluding tax credits, rose 0.9% in nominal terms – the lowest such increase in decades. In addition, for the first time since 2009, aggregate taxes and social security contributions remained stable. These figures prove that France can achieve fiscal consolidation through tighter expenditure control and without increasing the tax burden. [2015]

 

Economy

Key facts on tourism

Report's coverInternational tourism in France ; World tourism ; Economic impact of tourism in France ; Tourism-related sector employment and accommodation ; Personal tourism by French residents.
[2014]


 

Economy

Growth and Economic Activity Bill

Report's coverThe Growth and Economic Activity Bill is a wide-ranging piece of legislation designed to stimulate growth, investment and employment. It is designed to foster economic activity, not to put anyone at a disadvantage. This bill will also introduce tangible and rapid improvements to the daily life of French citizens. [2014]

 

Finance

2015 budget bill

French economic outlook – Draft Budgetary Plan for 2015; Public Finances.
[2014]

 


Economy

The Government as Shareholder

Report's coverBoasting a substantial stock portfolio, France must make the most of its wealth while simultaneously implementing an economic, financial, industrial and social strategy that will help our economy to grow and bolster our strategic position. The Government therefore set out to clarify its shareholding strategy and provide a clear set of objectives. [2014]

 

Finance

STABILITY PROGRAMME 2014-2017

Report's coverThis strategy hinges on the implementation of the Responsibility and Solidarity Pact, combined with an effort to reduce spending and achieve savings of €50 billion between 2015 and 2017.
[2014]


Economy

French customs strategic plan

French Customs Strategic PlanThe strategic plan outlines the road map for the future: streamlining and onlining of procedures, support to businesses to boost their competitiveness, scaling-up of antismuggling measures, and modernisation of taxation. [2014]

 

Finance

PUBLIC FINANCES GENERAL DIRECTORATE (DGFiP) 2013 REPORT

Report's coverDGFiP fulfilled every one of its regular mandates in exemplary fashion – this is already a terrific success. Over and beyond this, however, the Directorate demonstrated its flexibility and showed its willingness each time the government launched new projects. [2014]


 

Finance

AGENCE FRANCE TRÉSOR (AFT) 2013 REPORT

Report's coverIn 2013, Agence France Trésor (AFT) enjoyed historically favourable financing terms. AFT benefitted from our country's very high credit standing and the technical quality of its debt, as well as from an environment where action by Governments and the ECB to stabilise the Eurozone has started to produce results. [2014]

 


Finance

AGRASC 2013 REPORT

Report's coverThe Agency for the Recovery and Management of Seized and Confiscated Assets (AGRASC) has now become such a fixture of the French judicial landscape that the casual observer might think that it is an Agency with a wealth of diversified experience. [2014]

 

Finance

2014 BUDGET BILL

Report's coverFrench economic outlook – Draft Budgetary Plan for 2014; Public Finances.
[2014]

 

Economy

INVEST IN FRANCE AGENCY (IFA) 2013 REPORT

Report's coverThe report provides an analysis of the source, nature and breakdown of foreign job-creating investments in France, as recorded by the IFA and its regional partners. The diversity of France’s regions continued to be a powerful driver of their attractiveness to investors. The investment decisions confirmed in 2013 will generate employment in practically all France’s regions, while a total of 13 regions were selected by foreign investors to host new R&D investment projects. [2014]


Finance

PUBLIC SECTOR ACCOUNTING STANDARDS COUNCIL (2013 report)

Report's cover2013 was, like 2012, a year of intense activity for the Public Sector Accounting Standards Council: over a hundred meetings were held addressing topics of interest both to the public sphere in France and at international level.
The Council’s work in 2013 fully reflects its mission of harmonising and converging accounting standards for public entities as entrusted to it by the Minister for Public Accounts. [2014]

 

Administrative Reform

MAPPING THE USER’S JOURNEY TO IMPROVE SERVICE TO THE PUBLIC

Report's coverThis publication sets out the benefits of systematically and professionally listening to users as well as the tools necessary for the operational design of service. [2013]


 

Finance

AGENCE FRANCE TRÉSOR (AFT) 2012 REPORT

Report's coverAgence France Trésor (AFT) provides for the Government’s cash needs so that the State can meet its financial commitments at all times, whatever the circumstances. [2013]


 

Economy

THE NEW FACE OF INDUSTRY IN FRANCE

Report's coverFrance’s industrial policy priorities are outlined in this document. They are the fruit of several months’ work to identify France’s key advantages in a globalized world, and the growth markets on which our efforts should be focused, our means aligned, our funding targeted and our industrial sectors united. These priorities are in the form of 34 sector-based initiatives that will be the focal point of France’s efforts, the meeting point of its productive forces, researchers, engineers, designers, workers and entrepreneurs, and the starting point of its industrial renewal. [2013]

 

Economy

THE FRENCH STATE AS SHAREHOLDER

Report's coverThe APE (Government Shareholding Agency) is now entering its tenth year at a time when the Government has clearly expressed its desire to make its presence as a shareholder a strategic part of its economic and industrial policy for France. [2013]

 


Economy

KEY FACTS ON TOURISM

Report's coverWith 83 million visitors a year, France is the world’s leading tourism destination. Nevertheless, we constantly look to make improvements to the touristic offer available in order to keep up with the demands of visitors from across the globe. [2013]

 

Finance

PUBLIC FINANCES GENERAL DIRECTORATE (DGFiP) 2012 REPORT

Report's coverThe report illustrates the variety and importance of DGFiP assignments, including tax management and auditing, as well as our public management tasks performed on behalf of central Government and the local public sector. Most importantly, readers will also be able to assess the quality of DGFiP work by referring to the performance indicators provided for each of its assignments. [2013]
 

Economy

national Pact for Growth, Competitiveness and Employment

Report's coverThe Pact for Growth, Competitiveness and Employment provides the structure for Government action over the coming years. Presented by the Prime Minister in 2012, its purpose is to provide businesses operating in France with the means to reposition themselves on a sustainable and offensive footing in international markets. [2012]


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