Exports from France went up 2.2 percent from a month earlier to EUR 42.5 billion in December of 2018, mainly driven by sales of agricultural, forestry, fishery & aquaculture products (4.3 percent); transport equipment (3.3 percent); mechanical, electrical, electronic & computer equipment (2.0 percent); other industrial products (0.9 percent); refined petroleum products & coke (25.9 percent); and natural hydrocarbons, other mining products, electricity, waste (17.2 percent). Among major trading partners, exports increased mostly from Germany (5.0 percent), Belgium (1.9 percent) and Italy (0.9 percent), while dropped from China (-14.8 percent) and Spain (-0.2 percent). Exports in France averaged 19330.28 EUR Million from 1970 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 42877 EUR Million in October of 2018 and a record low of 1165.60 EUR Million in May of 1970.

Exports in France is expected to be 41600.00 EUR Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Exports in France to stand at 44360.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the France Exports is projected to trend around 49850.00 EUR Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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France Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -4653.00 -4808.00 2674.00 -7170.00 EUR Million [+]
Current Account -1117.00 -3052.00 4784.00 -6160.00 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -0.80 -0.90 3.40 -2.10 percent [+]
Imports 47105.00 46336.00 47201.00 1151.90 EUR Million [+]
Exports 42452.00 41528.00 42877.00 1165.60 EUR Million [+]
External Debt 5157170.00 5001019.00 5157170.00 3536444.00 EUR Million [+]
Terms of Trade 115.31 114.30 115.69 89.48 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 5192.00 5387.00 18318.00 -8086.00 EUR Million [+]
Capital Flows 24896.00 -13176.00 36458.00 -31626.00 EUR Million [+]
Remittances 43.00 43.00 87.00 22.00 EUR Million [+]
Gold Reserves 2436.00 2436.00 3024.70 2435.38 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 5.48 5.96 5.96 3.38 [+]
Tourism Revenues 3418.00 3157.00 7838.00 1426.00 EUR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 82600.00 84500.00 84500.00 75000.00 Thousand [+]
Crude Oil Production 16.00 16.00 58.00 15.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Weapons Sales 2162.00 2278.00 4029.00 8.00 USD Million [+]

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France Exports

France exports mainly transport equipment (23 percent of total exports), of which aeronautics (12 percent) and automobile industry (10 percent). The country also exports mechanical equipment, electronic and computer equipment (19 percent); chemicals, perfumes, cosmetics (12 percent); agro-food industry products (10 percent); metallurgical and metal products (7 percent); pharmaceuticals (6 percent); textiles, leather (5 percent); rubber and plastic products, miscellaneous mineral products (4 percent); jewelry, toys, furniture (3 percent); and agricultural, forestry, fishery and aquaculture products (3 percent). Main export partners are: Germany (15 percent of total exports), Spain and Italy (8 percent each), the UK, the US and Belgium (7 percent each), China and the Netherlands (4 percent each). This page provides the latest reported value for - France Exports - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. France Exports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
42452.00 41528.00 42877.00 1165.60 1970 - 2018 EUR Million Monthly
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