France Exports

Exports in France decreased to 36241 EUR Million in February of 2014 from 36310 EUR Million in January of 2014. Exports in France is reported by the Ministère de l'Économie et des Finances. Exports in France averaged 17248.35 EUR Million from 1970 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 38392 EUR Million in August of 2012 and a record low of 1165.60 EUR Million in May of 1970. France is one of the largest exporters of luxury goods and agricultural products in the world. France main exports are: aircrafts (10.1 percent of total exports), food (9.7 percent), chemicals (9.5 percent), industrial machinery (8.3 percent), iron and steel (7.9 percent), electronics (6.7 percent), motor vehicles (6.3 percent) and pharmaceuticals (6.1 percent). Trade outflows to Europe account for 70 percent of total exports. Main export partners are: Germany (16.6 percent of total exports), Italy (8.2 percent), Spain (7.3 percent), Belgium (7.2 percent), the United Kingdom (6.6 percent), the United States (5.6 percent), Netherlands and China. This page provides - France Exports - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-17

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
36241.00 36310.00 38392.00 1165.60 36471.33 | 2014/06 1970 - 2014 EUR Million Monthly

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Current Account to GDP -1.90 2012-12-31 -2.60 2.70 -2.60 -1.77 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
Capital Flows 16424.00 2014-02-15 -3215.00 59842.00 -48842.00 7292.06 2014-06-30 EUR Million [+]
External Debt 5548504.94 2013-09-30 5402462.48 5677713.63 1726658.38 5688026.50 2014-06-30 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 0.00 2014-02-15 508.00 20881.00 -8809.00 505.07 2014-06-30 EUR Million [+]
Remittances 45.00 2014-02-15 44.00 87.00 22.00 44.82 2014-06-30 EUR Million [+]
Terms of Trade 92.50 2013-09-15 91.20 105.30 89.50 92.79 2014-06-30 Index Points [+]
Current Account -1400.00 2014-02-15 -3700.00 4784.00 -6203.00 -1994.11 2014-06-30 EUR Million [+]
Balance of Trade -3368.00 2014-02-15 -5613.00 2674.00 -6975.00 -4675.91 2014-06-30 EUR Million [+]
Exports 36241.00 2014-02-15 36310.00 38392.00 1165.60 36471.33 2014-06-30 EUR Million [+]
Imports 39609.00 2014-02-15 41923.00 44348.00 1151.90 39522.28 2014-06-30 EUR Million [+]
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Exports | Notes
Exports measure the amount of goods or services that domestic producers provide to foreign consumers by. It is a good that is sent to another country for sale. In the past, export of commercial quantities of goods normally required involvement of the customs authorities in both the country of export and the country of import. More recently, with the advent of small trades over the internet such as through Amazon and e-Bay, exports have largely bypassed the involvement of Customs in many countries due to the low individual values of these trades. Nonetheless, these small exports are still subject to legal restrictions applied by the country of export.


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