Exports from France dropped 2.2 percent from a month earlier to EUR 42.05 billion in November 2019 due to sales of transport equipment (-8.2 percent), food products (-1.0 percent), natural hydrocarbons, other products of the extractive industries, electricity, waste (-14.0 percent), and other industrial products (-1.4 percent). On the other hand, exports rose for mechanical equipment, electrical, electronic and computer equipment (1.6 percent) and agricultural products (1.3 percent). Exports were down to the EU (-0.3 percent), Asia (-7.0 percent) and America (-5.8 percent), but increased to Africa (17.3 percent) and the Middle East (13.8 percent). Exports in France averaged 19761.88 EUR Million from 1970 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 43999 EUR Million in May of 2019 and a record low of 1165.60 EUR Million in May of 1970. source: Ministère de l'Économie et des Finances
Exports in France is expected to be 45150.00 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 47150.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the France Exports is projected to trend around 51770.00 EUR Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.
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).