France Current Account to GDP 1980-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar

France recorded a Current Account deficit of 1 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2014. Current Account to GDP in France averaged 0.06 percent from 1980 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 3.40 percent in 1999 and a record low of -2.10 percent in 1982. Current Account to GDP in France is reported by the Eurostat.

France Current Account to GDP
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-1.00 -1.40 3.40 -2.10 1980 - 2014 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 Friday, September 4, 2015.


France Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -2658.00 -3999.00 2674.00 -7086.00 EUR Million [+]
Exports 39615.00 37926.00 39615.00 1165.60 EUR Million [+]
Imports 42273.00 41946.00 44306.00 1151.90 EUR Million [+]
Current Account 1000.00 200.00 4784.00 -5574.00 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -1.00 -1.40 3.40 -2.10 percent [+]
External Debt 6500630.00 5496290.00 6500630.00 1726658.38 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 109.70 110.60 112.10 89.50 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 1737.00 1397.00 20881.00 -8809.00 EUR Million [+]
Remittances 39.00 39.00 87.00 22.00 EUR Million [+]
Capital Flows 7230.00 -16860.00 59842.00 -48842.00 EUR Million [+]
Gold Reserves 2435.41 2435.38 3024.70 2435.38 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 16.00 17.00 58.34 15.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Tourist Arrivals 84700.00 83000.00 84700.00 75000.00 Thousand [+]


Current Account to GDP Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia -2.80 Dec/14 -3.30 1.40 -6.70 percent [+]
Brazil -4.17 Dec/14 -3.66 1.80 -8.20 percent [+]
Canada -2.10 Dec/14 -2.90 2.70 -4.20 percent [+]
China 2.10 Dec/14 2.00 10.10 -3.70 percent [+]
Euro Area 2.10 Dec/14 1.90 2.10 -1.60 percent [+]
France -1.00 Dec/14 -1.40 3.40 -2.10 percent [+]
Germany 7.60 Dec/14 6.50 7.60 -1.70 percent [+]
India -1.40 Dec/14 -1.70 1.50 -4.70 percent [+]
Indonesia -2.95 Dec/14 -3.20 4.80 -6.80 percent [+]
Italy 1.90 Dec/14 0.90 2.90 -3.70 percent [+]
Japan 0.50 Dec/14 0.70 4.80 -1.00 percent [+]
Mexico -2.10 Dec/14 -1.80 3.40 -6.10 percent [+]
Netherlands 10.30 Dec/14 11.00 11.00 -1.00 percent [+]
Russia 3.09 Dec/14 1.64 18.00 -1.40 percent [+]
South Korea 6.30 Dec/14 5.80 11.90 -8.30 percent [+]
Spain 0.80 Dec/14 1.40 1.50 -9.60 percent [+]
Switzerland 7.00 Dec/14 12.70 15.60 -0.60 percent [+]
Turkey -5.70 Dec/14 -7.90 2.00 -9.70 percent [+]
United Kingdom -5.50 Dec/14 -4.50 1.90 -5.50 percent [+]
United States -2.40 Dec/14 -2.40 0.20 -6.00 percent [+]