France: SME current challenges 2018

Most important challenges the SME in France face as of April 2018*

France: SME current challenges 2018 This statistic shows the most important challenges the small and medium enterprise (SME) face in France as of April 2018. From the responding SMEs, 80 percent stated that their most important challenge was attracting new customers.
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Most important challenges the SME in France face as of April 2018*

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Share of responding businesses
Attracting customers 80%
Increasing revenue 48%
Maintaining profitability 35%
Developing new products/innovation 33%
Uncertainty over economic conditions 28%
Tax laws and rules 28%
Securing financing for expansion 23%
Other government regulations (e.g., compliance, technical regulation, patents, reporting) 21%
Finding/working with suppliers 21%
Securing financing for business as usual 20%
Retaining/recruiting skilled employees 18%
Selling to foreign markets12%
Share of responding businesses
Attracting customers 80%
Increasing revenue 48%
Maintaining profitability 35%
Developing new products/innovation 33%
Uncertainty over economic conditions 28%
Tax laws and rules 28%
Securing financing for expansion 23%
Other government regulations (e.g., compliance, technical regulation, patents, reporting) 21%
Finding/working with suppliers 21%
Securing financing for business as usual 20%
Retaining/recruiting skilled employees 18%
Selling to foreign markets12%
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This statistic shows the most important challenges the small and medium enterprise (SME) face in France as of April 2018. From the responding SMEs, 80 percent stated that their most important challenge was attracting new customers.
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