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France has a nominal GDP of $2.8 trillion, putting it at 5th in the world, and second largest in Europe. France is the world's second largest agricultural exporter. It is also the world's most popular tourist destination and as such, maintains the third largest income from tourism in the world. Lower-than-expected growth has cut government revenues and increased borrowing costs, causing France's budget deficit to increase from 3.4% to 5.8% of GDP between 2008 and 2011 and its public debt from 68% to 86% of GDP over the same period.

Major France Indicators

Period Value % Chg Prev
Central Banks (View all 1)
France Balance With Eurosystem/Target Jul 2017 4.861B EUR -64.46%
Components of GDP (View all 1)
France Exports of Goods and Services (NSA) 2016 725.60B USD -0.10%
France Imports of Goods and Services (NSA) 2016 31.15% of GDP -0.21%
Consumer Prices (View all 1)
France Consumer Price Index Aug 2017 101.74 0.56%
France Inflation Rate Aug 2017 1.00% 25.00%
Economic Activity Indexes (View all 1)
France Economic Freedom Index 2017 63.30 1.61%
Employment (View all 1)
France Unemployment Rate Jul 2017 9.80% 2.08%
France Youth Unemployment Rate Jul 2017 23.40% 0.43%
Energy (View all 1)
France Gas Rig Count Aug 2017 0.00
France Petroleum Products Demand Jul 2017 7.013M mt 2.98%
GDP (View all 1)
France GDP (SCA) Q2 2017 568.62B EUR 0.70%
France Real GDP Growth (SCA) Q2 2017 0.80M EUR 100.0%
Government Assets and Liabilities (View all 1)
France Government Debt (NSA) 2014 95.56% of GDP 3.54%
House Prices (View all 1)
France House Price Index Q1 2016 117.68 0.54%
Interest Rates (View all 1)
France Long Term Interest Rate May 2015 0.89% 102.3%
International Transactions (View all 1)
France Exports of Goods and Services (NSA) 2016 725.60B USD -0.10%
France Imports of Goods and Services (NSA) 2016 31.15% of GDP -0.21%
Monetary (View all 2)
France TARGET Transactions Dec 2015 0.00 EUR
Personal Income and Spending (View all 1)
France GINI Index (NSA) 2012 33.10 -0.75%
Sentiment Surveys (View all 1)
France Consumer Confidence Indicator Aug 2017 -4.20 10.53%
France Economic Sentiment Indicator Aug 2017 110.60 1.56%
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