Could Paris be Europe’s next corporate hotspot? Current full-time MBA student Jessica Zhang was invited by Financial Times to share her view in a story featured in its MBA View column.
France has benefited from promised investment unveiled by big technology companies this year as Google, Facebook and SAP have expanded their workforces across the country. Emmanuel Macron’s presidency has been characterised by ambitious reform plans and he has pushed to attract foreign investment.
Meanwhile, as the UK’s exit from the EU looms, Paris is competing hard with London for talent. The city is also closing the gap with London as a preferred base for fast-growth companies.
Could Paris be Europe’s next corporate hotspot? Eight MBA students at some of the world’s top business schools, including current full-time MBA student Jessica Zhang from The Chinese University of Hong Kong Business School, have been invited by Financial Times to share their views for a story featured in its MBA View column.
Commenting on whether Paris will become Europe’s next tech hub, Zhang said, “Amid the Brexit storm, President Macron’s pro-business reforms have definitely boosted France’s status in the EU and the rest of the world. Chinese corporate giants, like Alibaba, are building stronger ties with Paris, and Chinese investors are acting on this growing confidence in France and its economy.”… Read More (PDF)
Source: Financial Times
Date published: 8 May, 2018
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