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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 Sep 2017 15.43B EUR 122.6%
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 Oct 2017 101.70 0.12%
France Inflation Rate Oct 2017 1.20% 9.09%
Economic Activity Indexes (View all 1)
France Economic Freedom Index 2017 63.30 1.61%
Employment (View all 1)
France Unemployment Rate Sep 2017 9.70% 0.00
France Youth Unemployment Rate Sep 2017 22.50% -0.88%
Energy (View all 1)
France Gas Rig Count Oct 2017 0.00
France Petroleum Products Demand Aug 2017 6.848M mt -2.35%
GDP (View all 1)
France GDP (SCA) Q3 2017 573.40B EUR 0.66%
France Real GDP Growth (SCA) Q3 2017 0.90M EUR 0.00
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 Oct 2017 -9.50 28.38%
France Economic Sentiment Indicator Oct 2017 110.00 -1.43%
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