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

Imports to France fell by 2 percent from the previous month to EUR 43.8 billion in June 2017, as purchases went down for: Refined oil (-15.4 percent); pharmaceuticals (-10.5 percent); aerospace industry (-9.8 percent); natural hydrocarbons (-4.6 percent); textiles, leather (-4.1 percent); rubber products, plastics, various minerals (-4.0 percent); agriculture (-3.2 percent); wood, paper, cardboard (-2.4 percent); metallurgical and metal products (-1.9 percent); computers, electronics and optical (-1.8 percent); chemicals (-1.4 percent); industrial and agriculture machinery (-1.2 percent); and ships, trains, bikes (-0.6 percent). Imports declined from the Middle East (-31.3 percent), mainly from Kuwait (-97.8 percent); Norway (-37.5 percent); the EU (-1.9 percent), mainly from Austria (-31.2 percent) and the UK (-7.5 percent); and Asia (-4.2 percent). Imports in France averaged 19797.20 EUR Million from 1970 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 45337 EUR Million in January 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 -4657.00 -4432.00 2674.00 -8219.00 EUR Million [+]
Exports 39163.00 40278.00 40365.00 1165.60 EUR Million [+]
Imports 43820.00 44710.00 45337.00 1151.90 EUR Million [+]
Current Account -2137.00 -1886.00 4784.00 -6222.00 EUR Million [+]
External Debt 4735352.00 4902448.00 4902448.00 3536444.00 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -0.90 -0.20 3.40 -2.10 percent [+]
Terms of Trade 115.14 114.45 115.70 89.50 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 1263.00 3702.00 20881.00 -8809.00 EUR Million [+]
Capital Flows 17071.00 6771.00 59842.00 -48842.00 EUR Million [+]
Remittances 50.00 50.00 87.00 22.00 EUR Million [+]
Gold Reserves 2435.91 2435.85 3024.70 2435.38 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 15.00 15.00 58.00 15.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 5.60 4.55 5.60 3.38 [+]
Tourism Revenues 4496.00 3857.00 6170.00 1426.00 EUR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 84500.00 83800.00 84500.00 75000.00 Thousand [+]
Weapons Sales 2226.00 2080.00 4029.00 8.00 USD Million [+]

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France Imports Notes

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 August of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
43820.00 44710.00 45337.00 1151.90 1970 - 2017 EUR Million Monthly