Exports from France rose 6.2 percent from a month earlier to an all-time high of EUR 43.2 billion in October 2018, as sales increased mostly for aerospace industry products (7.4 percent), automotive industry products (2.7 percent), food products (3.1 percent), chemicals (8 percent) and industrial and agricultural machinery (2.3 percent). Among major trading partners, exports grew mostly to the US (38.7 percent), Spain (4.4 percent), Italy (1.1 percent) and the UK (9.7 percent), but declined to Germany (-1.6 percent). Exports in France averaged 19252.09 EUR Million from 1970 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 43226 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 42920.00 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 44440.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the France Exports is projected to trend around 47850.00 EUR Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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France Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -4052.00 -5424.00 2674.00 -7811.00 EUR Million [+]
Current Account -684.00 -1891.00 4784.00 -6129.00 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -0.80 -0.90 3.40 -2.10 percent [+]
Imports 47278.00 46119.00 47278.00 1151.90 EUR Million [+]
Exports 43226.00 40695.00 43226.00 1165.60 EUR Million [+]
External Debt 5157170.00 5001019.00 5157170.00 3536444.00 EUR Million [+]
Terms of Trade 113.19 113.98 115.69 89.48 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 17327.00 1395.00 18318.00 -8086.00 EUR Million [+]
Capital Flows 849.00 16179.00 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 5.96 5.60 5.96 3.38 [+]
Tourism Revenues 4296.00 5850.00 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 December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
43226.00 40695.00 43226.00 1165.60 1970 - 2018 EUR Million Monthly
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