France Current Account to GDP 1980-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar

France recorded a Current Account deficit of 1.30 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Current Account to GDP in France averaged -0.09 Percent from 1980 until 2013, reaching an all time high of 2.70 Percent in 1997 and a record low of -2.20 Percent in 2012. Current Account to GDP in France is reported by the Eurostat.

   
 
 

France Current Account to GDP


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-1.30 -2.20 2.70 -2.20 1980 - 2013 Percent Yearly
The Current account balance as a percent of GDP provides an indication on the level of international competitiveness of a country. Usually, countries recording a strong current account surplus have an economy heavily dependent on exports revenues, with high savings ratings but weak domestic demand. On the other hand, countries recording a current account deficit have strong imports, a low saving rates and high personal consumption rates as a percentage of disposable incomes. This page provides - France Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - France Current Account to GDP - was last refreshed on Monday, October 20, 2014.

France Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -5780.00 -5539.00 2674.00 -7086.00 EUR Million [+]
Exports 35633.00 36119.00 38484.00 1165.60 EUR Million [+]
Imports 41416.00 41652.00 44306.00 1151.90 EUR Million [+]
Current Account -4519.00 -2214.00 4784.00 -7197.00 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -1.30 -2.20 2.70 -2.20 Percent [+]
External Debt 5750151.65 5516595.83 5750151.65 1726658.38 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 107.20 106.70 107.20 89.50 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 560.00 -144.00 20881.00 -8809.00 EUR Million [+]
Remittances 45.00 45.00 87.00 22.00 EUR Million [+]
Capital Flows 15134.00 16950.00 59842.00 -48842.00 EUR Million [+]
Gold Reserves 2435.38 2435.38 3024.70 2435.38 Tonnes [+]