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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 Feb 2018 -8.242B EUR
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 Mar 2018 103.22 1.15%
France Inflation Rate Mar 2018 1.70% 30.77%
Employment (View all 1)
France Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 8.90% -1.11%
France Youth Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 21.60% -0.46%
Energy (View all 1)
France Gas Rig Count Mar 2018 0.00
France Petroleum Products Demand Jan 2018 6.40M mt -5.65%
GDP (View all 1)
France GDP (SCA) Q4 2017 578.80B EUR 0.77%
France Real GDP Growth (SCA) Q4 2017 0.80% -11.11%
Government Assets and Liabilities (View all 1)
France Government Debt (NSA) 2016 96.34% of GDP 0.76%
House Prices (View all 1)
France House Price Index Q4 2017 122.88 0.46%
Interest Rates (View all 1)
France Long Term Interest Rate Mar 2018 0.84% -14.29%
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 1)
France TARGET Transactions Value Feb 2018 4.871T EUR -10.25%
Personal Income and Spending (View all 1)
France GINI Index (NSA) 2014 32.30 -0.62%
Sentiment Surveys (View all 1)
France Consumer Confidence Indicator Mar 2018 -5.90
France Economic Sentiment Indicator Mar 2018 109.50 -0.36%
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