Paris Air Show To Help with VAT Refunds

 - December 4, 2006, 1:24 PM

Gilles Fournier is the new managing director of the Paris Air Show, GIFAS announced here this week. The French association of aerospace industries, which runs the show through its SIAE company, has now opened registration for the next show, due to held June 18 to 24 next year. Prices will increase only by the level of inflation.

Foreign exhibitors will be offered a new service to help them get their VAT refunded. In the past, some of them failed because forms to fill in were too complicated, show organizers said. French VAT is 19.6 perce