Why Paris

1. Europe’s Import & Export Hub

France is centrally located in Europe and closely connected in trade with the major markets of Germany, UK, Belgium, Switzerland, Spain and Italy. These countries and others are carrying out their imports and exports in Europe using France as the gateway.

2. Excellent Location & Transport Link

Paris is France’s central hub of highways, high speed rails and air transport links. Daily frequent flights are within 1-2 hours to major cities throughout Europe. High-speed trains (TGV) running between Paris and major cities in Europe take only around 2.5 hours: Paris to Brussels 1.5 hrs; to Frankfurt 1.5 hrs; to Geneva 3 hrs; to London (via Eurostar) 2.25 hrs.

3. A Trade Fair Capital in Europe

Over 400 trade fairs are held annually in Paris with many being leading events in key industries. Asian Gifts & Housewares Show-Paris will be held at the world class venue Paris Nord Villepinte, which is one of the biggest exhibition centres in Europe and in close vicinity to the Charles de Gaulle Airport and the RER and TVG railway station. Abundant availability of 12,000 hotel rooms nearby is another great plus.

4. World’s Top Tourist Destination & Retail Market

France is one of world’s hottest tourist destinations receiving more than 45 million holiday and business visitors every year, Dubbed as an unrivalled shopping paradise, Paris boasts a great number of top brand department stores and more than 150 high-end shopping centres. The city thrives as a leading retail market in Europe with many big department stores and volume buyers locating their sourcing and buying offices in the city.