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

Imports to France increased 2.5 percent from the previous month to an all-time high of EUR 46.5 billion in April 2018, boosted by higher purchases of aerospace products (3.1 percent), mainly from the US; automotive products (3.5 percent), mostly from Germany, Spain and the UK. Other significant gains were also recorded in refined oil (29.3 percent); chemical products (5.9 percent); textiles and leather (4.3 percent); ships, trains, and motorcycles (6.6 percent), and pharmaceutical products (1.8 percent). Imports in France averaged 20235.91 EUR Million from 1970 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 46504 EUR Million in April 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 -4954.00 -5014.00 2674.00 -7589.00 EUR Million [+]
Exports 41550.00 40334.00 41755.00 1165.60 EUR Million [+]
Imports 46504.00 45348.00 46504.00 1151.90 EUR Million [+]
Current Account -1146.00 -639.00 4784.00 -6136.00 EUR Million [+]
External Debt 4830884.00 4891911.00 4931229.00 3536444.00 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -0.80 -0.90 3.40 -2.10 percent [+]
Terms of Trade 114.27 115.13 115.69 89.48 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 3607.00 2360.00 20881.00 -8809.00 EUR Million [+]
Capital Flows -13480.00 11028.00 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 4558.00 3624.00 7259.00 1426.00 EUR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 82600.00 84500.00 84500.00 75000.00 Thousand [+]
Crude Oil Production 15.00 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 June of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
46504.00 45348.00 46504.00 1151.90 1970 - 2018 EUR Million Monthly




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