The Covid-19 has not discouraged French entrepreneurs

Create a publishing house in early 2020, open a sports hall in April or a Parisian restaurant between the two confinements ...Crazy bets? Rather projects launched by entrepreneurs determined to go against all odds to complete the adventure.Surprisingly, indeed, the 2020 vintage in terms of entrepreneurship promises to be excellent.number of creations increased by 4.5% compared to 2019, which was already a good year.No less than 770,176 companies were born between January 1 and November 30, 2020, according to figures released on December 16 by INSEE.

This good result can be explained in part by the boom in home delivery services, linked to the two lockdowns and health restrictions: around three out of four businesses are sole proprietorships and only a quarter are companies.September to November, 14,000 businesses fall under the “transport and storage” category: this is the sector that contributed the most to the increase over the last three months.But despite everything, there were nearly 13,000 creations of catering establishments.and accommodation, two activities cruelly hit by the crisis, more than 55,000 creations of business services, nearly 25,000 in the construction sector… And the year should end in style, with "a very strong month of December ", Predicts Guillaume Pepy, president of Initiative France, an associative network that supports creation projects.

How to explain this dynamic in the current context? "The spring confinement has frozen or delayed by badly projects that were launched at the beginning of the year, but as soon as it ended, the creations are started again", advances Mr.Pepy.The situation of the labor market has also prompted many people to start their own businesses, rather than looking for paid employment.

Posted Date: 2021-01-09

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