Learn more about the VIE program

Jessica Jouvenaux - 04-mars-2012 13:35:23
Making life easier for you and your HR Department! You wish to: -           Strengthen your team with new talents -           Revitalize your agent network -           Prospect new international markets and strengthen your market shares   THINK ABOUT “V.I.E” A FLEXIBLE AND SIMPLE PROGRAM   What is the V.I.E? Created in September 2001 under the aegis of the Ministry for Foreign Trade to promote French export abroad, the V.I.E program is managed by UBIFRANCE, the French Agency for International Business Development.   A FLEXIBLE PROGRAM The V.I.E program allows French companies to send young European graduates, between the age of 18 and 28, on a working assignment abroad for a period varying between 6 up to 24 months, renewable once, to match your specific needs. No contractual tie between the Company and the V.I.E, who is under the authority of the Secretary of State in charge of foreign trade and as such, the V.I.E enjoys a public status within a protective framework.   A SIMPLIFIED MANAGEMENT UBIFRANCE handles all the administrative aspects of V.I.E assignment thus you can focus merely on the operational activity and be as hassle-free as possible.   ATTRACTIVE & AFFORDABLE COST STRUCTURE The French company is responsible for the cost of the V.I.E assignment and therefore benefits from tax exemption in France. National or regional financial support is available in France for small and medium companies, and larger companies are eligible for tax deductions.   Who can use it? This program is open to corporations under French law as well as French Companies which contribute to the internationalization of the economic activity of businesses. No matter : •           The size of the company •           The type of assignment •           The number of assignments The V.I.E carries out his assignment, located abroad in the host country, within a host organization which may be a subsidiary, a representative office…or any other entity tied through a partnership agreement.   What Kind of assignments are entrusted to a V.I.E?   ANY TYPE OF COMMERCIAL AND TECHNICAL MISSIONS: •             Market studies, commercial canvassing •             Overseeing of a new contract •             Production and quality control, audit •             R&D, Technical analysis, engineering •             Financial Markets analysis   FLEXIBILITY IN TERMS OF : •             Length of the assignment (from 6 up to 24 months, renewable once      within the 24 months) •             Geographical coverage (1 up to 8 countries ) •             Possibility to share the V.I.E between 2 or more companies The intern may spend up to 165 days in France to familiarize himself with the company products and services.  
Business France is the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, responsible for fostering export growth by French businesses, as well as promoting and facilitating international investment in France. It promotes France’s companies, business image and nationwide attractiveness as an investment location, and also runs the VIE international internship program. Founded on January 1, 2015 through a merger between UBIFRANCE and the Invest in France Agency, Business France has 1,500 personnel, both in France and in 70 countries throughout the world, who work with a network of public- and private-sector partners. For further information, please visit:   Consulting: Law and regulation Market benchmarking Projects and requests for proposals Contacts : Market prospection Exhibitions and B to B meetings Technologic partnerships Communication : Press and public relations Professional advertisements Commercial pro



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