Brussels. 20 of the 100 richest Frenchmen settled in Belgium, bearing total 17 billion euros in the country, reported AFP.
Although not established in Belgium, the richest man in France, Bernard Arnault has created there are several companies since 1999.
Many of these French choose to live in Estempyui municipality that borders France. Among the incumbents therein are rich actor Gerard Depardieu and businessmen Bernard Tapie and Stefan Courbet.
According to the survey dozens of wealthy French citizens have chosen to live in Belgium because of its slight tax legislation, including lower capital taxes and no property tax.