Imports to France dropped 3.3 percent over a month earlier to EUR 46 billion in December 2019, mostly due to purchases of mechanical equipment & electrical (-4.3 percent); food (-1.6 percent); agricultural products (-0.6 percent); other industrial products (-4.1 percent); and natural hydrocarbons, other products of the extractive industries, electricity, waste (-8.2 percent). Imports fell from the EU (-2.3 percent), Africa (-4.6 percent) and Asia (-3.3 percent). Considering full 2019, imports rose to EUR 566.9 billion from EUR 554.8 billion in 2018.

Imports in France averaged 21119.93 EUR Million from 1970 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 48804 EUR Million in March of 2019 and a record low of 1151.90 EUR Million in May of 1970. This page provides the latest reported value for - France Imports - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. source: Ministère de l'Économie et des Finances

Imports in France is expected to be 49100.00 EUR Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Imports in France to stand at 50500.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the France Imports is projected to trend around 52500.00 EUR Million in 2021 and 55100.00 EUR Million in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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France Imports

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
45956.00 47524.00 48804.00 1151.90 1970 - 2019 EUR Million Monthly

France Imports
France imports mainly mechanical equipment, electronic and computer equipment (21 percent of total imports); transport equipment (19 percent), of which aeronautics (11 percent) and automobile industry (7 percent); chemicals, perfumes, cosmetics (8 percent); agro-food industry products (8 percent); metallurgical and metal products (7 percent); natural hydrocarbons, other mining products, electricity (7 percent); textiles, leather (7 percent); jewelry, toys, furniture (5 percent); pharmaceuticals (5 percent); and rubber and plastic products, miscellaneous mineral products (5 percent). Main import partners are: Germany (16 percent of total imports), China (9 percent), Italy (8 percent), Belgium (7 percent), the US and Spain (6 percent each), the UK and the Netherlands (5 percent each).

France Imports by Country Last Previous
Germany 6817.00 7047.00 EUR Million Dec/19
China 4422.00 4603.00 EUR Million Dec/19
Italy 3614.00 3665.00 EUR Million Dec/19
United States 3443.00 3445.00 EUR Million Dec/19
Spain 3138.00 3098.00 EUR Million Dec/19
Netherlands 2066.00 2107.00 EUR Million Dec/19
United Kingdom 1678.00 1666.00 EUR Million Dec/19
Switzerland 1231.00 1248.00 EUR Million Dec/19
Poland 1039.00 1018.00 EUR Million Dec/19
Japan 814.00 841.00 EUR Million Dec/19
Turkey 769.00 730.00 EUR Million Dec/19
Czech Republic 624.00 675.00 EUR Million Dec/19
Portugal 591.00 576.00 EUR Million Dec/19
Russia 569.00 637.00 EUR Million Dec/19
Slovakia 537.00 455.00 EUR Million Dec/19
Ireland 529.00 680.00 EUR Million Dec/19
India 505.00 481.00 EUR Million Dec/19
Saudi Arabia 470.00 722.00 EUR Million Dec/19
Sweden 456.00 493.00 EUR Million Dec/19
Morocco 443.00 515.00 EUR Million Dec/19
France Imports by Category Last Previous
Total, Exept Military Material 44113.00 48198.00 EUR Million Dec/19
Imports of 43476.00 47492.00 EUR Million Dec/19
Transport Equipment 8083.00 8919.00 EUR Million Dec/19
Computer, Electronic and Optical Produ 4261.00 4814.00 EUR Million Dec/19
Products of Food Industry 3317.00 3434.00 EUR Million Dec/19
Textiles, Clothing, Leather and Footwe 3275.00 3317.00 EUR Million Dec/19
Chemicals, Perfumes and Cosmetics 3237.00 3598.00 EUR Million Dec/19
Metal Products and Metal 2583.00 3218.00 EUR Million Dec/19
Miscellaneous Manufactures 2327.00 2496.00 EUR Million Dec/19
Electrical Euipments and Household 2152.00 2447.00 EUR Million Dec/19
Pharmaceuticals 2094.00 2343.00 EUR Million Dec/19
Refined Petroleum Products and Coke 1926.00 2118.00 EUR Million Dec/19
Wood, Paper and Cardboard 977.00 1117.00 EUR Million Dec/19
Miscellaneous 293.00 282.00 EUR Million Dec/19
Military Equipment 261.00 193.00 EUR Million Dec/19
Household and Industrial Waste 122.00 133.00 EUR Million Dec/19
Electricity and Gas Manufactured 81.00 142.00 EUR Million Dec/19

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