Economy of France

Imports
Imports commoditiesmachinery and equipment, vehicles, crude oil, aircraft, plastics, chemicals
Import partnersGermany 19.5%, Belgium 11.3%, Italy 7.6%, Netherlands 7.4%, Spain 6.6%, UK 5.1%, China 4.9% (2012)
Exports
Exports commoditiesmachinery and transportation equipment, aircraft, plastics, chemicals, pharmaceutical products, iron and steel, beverages
Export partnersGermany 16.7%, Belgium 7.5%, Italy 7.5%, Spain 6.9%, UK 6.9%, US 5.6%, Netherlands 4.3% (2012)
Economy sectors
Agriculture productswheat, cereals, sugar beets, potatoes, wine grapes; beef, dairy products; fish
Industrial productsmachinery, chemicals, automobiles, metallurgy, aircraft, electronics; textiles, food processing; tourism
Economy
Unemployment Rate (not seasonally adjusted)10.6 % (2013-11)10.2 % (2013-10)9.90 % (2013-09)9.80 % (2013-08)9.50 % (2013-07)9.70 % (2013-06)
Unemployment Rate (not seasonally adjusted) of France
Unemployment Rate (seasonally adjusted)10.1 % (2014-05)10.1 % (2014-04)10.2 % (2014-03)10.2 % (2014-02)10.2 % (2014-01)10.2 % (2013-12)10.2 % (2013-11)10.2 % (2013-10)10.3 % (2013-09)10.2 % (2013-08)10.3 % (2013-07)10.3 % (2013-06)
Unemployment Rate (seasonally adjusted) of France
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold199 Billion $ (2012)172 Billion $ (2011)166 Billion $ (2010)
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold of France
Harmonized Indices of Consumer Prices0.80 Percentage change m/m-12 (2014-05)0.80 Percentage change m/m-12 (2014-04)0.70 Percentage change m/m-12 (2014-03)1.10 Percentage change m/m-12 (2014-02)0.80 Percentage change m/m-12 (2014-01)0.80 Percentage change m/m-12 (2013-12)0.80 Percentage change m/m-12 (2013-11)0.70 Percentage change m/m-12 (2013-10)1.00 Percentage change m/m-12 (2013-09)1.00 Percentage change m/m-12 (2013-08)1.20 Percentage change m/m-12 (2013-07)
Harmonized Indices of Consumer Prices of France
Inflation0.90 % (2013)2.20 % (2012)2.30 % (2011)
Inflation of France
Unemployment10.2 % (2013)9.80 % (2012)9.20 % (2011)
Unemployment of France
GDP - Official Exchange Rate2.74 Trillion $ (2013)2.58 Trillion $ (2012)2.78 Trillion $ (2011)
GDP - Official Exchange Rate of France
GDP growth rate0.30 % (2013)0.00 % (2012)1.70 % (2011)
GDP growth rate of France
GDP per Capita (PPP)35,700 $ (2013)35,300 $ (2012)35,600 $ (2011)
GDP per Capita (PPP) of France
GDP - Purchasing Power Parity2.28 Trillion $ (2013)2.24 Trillion $ (2012)2.25 Trillion $ (2011)
GDP - Purchasing Power Parity of France
GDP PPP per land area3.54 Million $ per square kilometer (2013)3.48 Million $ per square kilometer (2012)3.49 Million $ per square kilometer (2011)
GDP PPP per land area of France
ElectricityBanking
Central bank discount rate0.75 % (2013)1.50 % (2012)1.75 % (2010)
Central bank discount rate of France
Commercial bank prime lending rate3.10 % (2013)3.44 % (2012)3.43 % (2011)
Commercial bank prime lending rate of France
GDP decomposition by sector
Agriculture % of GDP1.90 % (2013)2.00 % (2012)
Industry % of GDP18.7 % (2013)18.8 % (2012)
Services % of GDP79.4 % (2013)79.2 % (2012)
Tourism
International tourism, number of arrivals83.0 Million (2012)81.6 Million (2011)77.6 Million (2010)
International tourism, number of arrivals of France
International tourism, number of departures25.5 Million (2012)26.2 Million (2011)25.0 Million (2010)
International tourism, number of departures of France
Yearly Tourist arrivals to residents ratio126 % (2012)125 % (2011)119 % (2010)
Yearly Tourist arrivals to residents ratio of France
Debt, Current Account Balance and Budget Deficit
Public debt (Percentage of GDP)93.4 % of GDP (2013)90.3 % of GDP (2012)86.1 % of GDP (2011)
Public debt (Percentage of GDP) of France
Current Account Balance (Percentage of GDP)-2.19 % of GDP (2012)-1.77 % of GDP (2011)-1.32 % of GDP (2010)
Current Account Balance (Percentage of GDP) of France
Current Account Balance (Total)-58.97 Billion $ (2013)-57.20 Billion $ (2012)-54.44 Billion $ (2011)
Current Account Balance (Total) of France
External Debt (Total)5.37 Trillion $ (2012)5.63 Trillion $ (2011)4.70 Trillion $ (2010)
External Debt (Total) of France
External Debt (Percentage of GDP)208 % of GDP (2012)202 % of GDP (2011)182 % of GDP (2010)
External Debt (Percentage of GDP) of France
External Debt per Capita81,779 $ (2012)86,247 $ (2011)72,251 $ (2010)
External Debt per Capita of France