Exports from France advanced 4.7 percent from a month earlier to a record high of EUR 44.3 billion in May 2019 as deliveries of military equipment grew 4.6 percent, reaching the highest level in 15 years. Also, there was sharp increase in exports of transport equipment (7.6%), namely aerospace products (10.5%) and pharmaceuticals (13.4%). Shipments also rose for natural hydrocarbons, mining products, electricity (8.5%); other industrial products (4%); agro products (2.5%); chemicals; perfumery & cosmetics (3.5%); mechanical, electrical, electronic & computer equipment (1.8%). In contrast, sales were down for coke and refined petroleum products (-7.6%) and agricultural, forestry, fishery and aquaculture products (-15.3%). Among major trading partners, shipments rose to the EU (0.6%), Asia (14.9%) and Middle East (26.1%) whereas they fell to Africa (-6%), America (-0.7%) and Others (-23.2%). Exports in France averaged 19525.25 EUR Million from 1970 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 44266 EUR Million in May of 2019 and a record low of 1165.60 EUR Million in May of 1970.

Exports in France is expected to be 43240.00 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 45420.00 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 -3278.00 -4866.00 2674.00 -7439.00 EUR Million [+]
Current Account 343.00 -1218.00 4784.00 -6581.00 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -0.30 -0.60 3.40 -2.10 percent [+]
Imports 47544.00 47179.00 48484.00 1151.90 EUR Million [+]
Exports 44266.00 42314.00 44266.00 1165.60 EUR Million [+]
External Debt 5104284.00 5227872.00 5227872.00 3536444.00 EUR Million [+]
Terms of Trade 113.99 114.38 115.87 89.48 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 2540.00 4074.00 23505.00 -8086.00 EUR Million [+]
Capital Flows 10921.00 -15218.00 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 4849.00 5235.00 7838.00 1426.00 EUR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 86900.00 82600.00 86900.00 75000.00 Thousand [+]
Crude Oil Production 15.00 16.00 58.00 15.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Weapons Sales 1768.00 2302.00 4021.00 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 July of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
44266.00 42314.00 44266.00 1165.60 1970 - 2019 EUR Million Monthly
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