France Current Account to GDP

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.

   
 
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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.

Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -4866.00 -3933.00 2674.00 -7004.00 EUR Million [+]
Exports 36063.00 35955.00 38507.00 1165.60 EUR Million [+]
Imports 40929.00 39905.00 44331.00 1151.90 EUR Million [+]
Current Account -3071.00 -2265.00 4784.00 -6203.00 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 -24221.00 -11843.00 59842.00 -48842.00 EUR Million [+]
Gold Reserves 2435.38 2435.38 3024.70 2435.38 Tonnes [+]





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