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.