France Imports  1970-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

Imports to France increased by 1.1 percent from the previous month to EUR 45.4 billion in September 2017, as purchases rose for: Aerospace industry (7.8 percent); electrical and household equipment (0.1 percent); jewelry, toys, furniture (0.5 percent); and industrial and agriculture machinery (0.7 percent); automotive products (4.8 percent); works of arts, technical documentation, publishing products (17.9 percent); pharmaceuticals (24.4 percent); rubber products, plastics, various minerals (2.7 percent); agri-food products (0.1 percent); ships, trains, bikes (0.7 percent); wood, paper, cardboard (1.4 percent), and metallurgical and metal products (7.3 percent). Among major trading partners, imports went up from Middle East (13.5 percent); the EU (2.9 percent), and Africa (5 percent). Imports in France averaged 19970.99 EUR Million from 1970 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 45402 EUR Million in October of 2017 and a record low of 1151.90 EUR Million in May of 1970.

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France Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -4956.00 -4638.00 2674.00 -7953.00 EUR Million [+]
Exports 40446.00 40290.00 40446.00 1165.60 EUR Million [+]
Imports 45402.00 44928.00 45402.00 1151.90 EUR Million [+]
Current Account -2227.00 -3263.00 4784.00 -6467.00 EUR Million [+]
External Debt 4883344.00 4931229.00 4931229.00 3536444.00 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -0.90 -0.20 3.40 -2.10 percent [+]
Terms of Trade 115.09 114.93 115.70 89.50 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 3194.00 2948.00 20881.00 -8809.00 EUR Million [+]
Capital Flows -19512.00 -2859.00 59842.00 -48842.00 EUR Million [+]
Remittances 50.00 50.00 87.00 22.00 EUR Million [+]
Gold Reserves 2435.91 2435.91 3024.70 2435.38 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 5.96 5.60 5.96 3.38 [+]
Tourism Revenues 2705.00 4331.00 6170.00 1426.00 EUR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 84500.00 83800.00 84500.00 75000.00 Thousand [+]
Crude Oil Production 15.00 16.00 58.00 15.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Weapons Sales 2226.00 2080.00 4029.00 8.00 USD Million [+]

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France Imports

France imports mainly computers, electronics (9 percent of total imports), industrial and agricultural machinery (8 percent), food (7 percent), chemicals excluding perfumes (7 percent), textiles, clothing (7 percent), metal products (7 percent), aircraft (7 percent), motor vehicles (7 percent), natural hydrocarbons and mining (7 percent) and pharmaceuticals (5 percent). Main import partners are: Germany (17 percent of total imports), China (9 percent), Italy, Belgium and the US (7 percent each), Spain (6 percent), the Netherlands and the UK (4 percent each). 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. France Imports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
45402.00 44928.00 45402.00 1151.90 1970 - 2017 EUR Million Monthly