France Imports  1970-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

Imports to France increased 1.4 percent from a month earlier to a record high of EUR 47.2 billion in June 2018, following a 0.1 percent drop in the prior month, driven by higher purchases of natural hydrocarbons, mining products, electricity (19.8 percent). Other significant gains were also recorded in refined oil (6 percent); jewelry, toys, furniture (6.1 percent); metallurgical and metal products (2.1 percent); and pharmaceutical products (1.5 percent). Among major trading partners, purchases increased primarily from Germany (0.8 percent); Italy (2.4 percent); Belgium (1 percent) and the US (5.9 percent). On the other hand, imports-arrivals fell from China (-2.3 percent). Imports in France averaged 20328.44 EUR Million from 1970 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 47177 EUR Million in June of 2018 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 -6248.00 -6019.00 2674.00 -7670.00 EUR Million [+]
Exports 40929.00 40517.00 41720.00 1165.60 EUR Million [+]
Imports 47177.00 46536.00 47177.00 1151.90 EUR Million [+]
Current Account -2333.00 -2930.00 4784.00 -6152.00 EUR Million [+]
External Debt 5006398.00 4830884.00 5006398.00 3536444.00 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -0.80 -0.90 3.40 -2.10 percent [+]
Terms of Trade 113.37 114.27 115.69 89.48 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 2927.00 3062.00 20881.00 -8809.00 EUR Million [+]
Capital Flows 21656.00 -8734.00 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 5.96 5.60 5.96 3.38 [+]
Tourism Revenues 5520.00 4922.00 7259.00 1426.00 EUR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 82600.00 84500.00 84500.00 75000.00 Thousand [+]
Crude Oil Production 16.00 15.00 58.00 15.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Weapons Sales 2162.00 2278.00 4029.00 8.00 USD Million [+]

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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). 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 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
47177.00 46536.00 47177.00 1151.90 1970 - 2018 EUR Million Monthly




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