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Shell’s footprint

Shell has been present in France since 1919. Our main operations involve the supply and marketing of petroleum products and services. Shell has 85 retail sites in France, a lubricants blending plant in Nanterre and a research centre for bitumen close to Strasbourg. In 2017, a new energies team was created to develop activities in renewable energy. Shell also has a number of interests in joint ventures and subsidiaries. In 2019, Société des Pétroles Shell SAS acquired EOLFI SAS (Eolfi), a leading international offshore floating wind developer. The main objective of the acquisition is to build up and reinforce Shell’s new energy capabilities in floating offshore wind projects in France and other countries.

Country financial analysis

The statutory corporate income tax rate in France is 28.41% (including social contribution payments). Losses carried forward from the previous tax years are used to offset part of the current year’s profit. Tax accrued includes local taxes which are based on turnover.

Corporate income tax
This is a direct tax imposed on companies’ profits. It is sometimes levied at a national level but can also be levied on a state or local basis.
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