January 8, 2013

France's Entrepreneurial Exodus

Sylvain Charat, Forbes

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Five thousand! Since the election of French socialist President François Hollande in May 2012, 5,000 senior and chief executives, entrepreneurs and business owners moved out of France to Belgium, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. That is three times more than in 2011.

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