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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 2020 34.40B EUR -28.73%
Components of GDP (View all 1)
France Exports of Goods and Services (NSA) 2018 870.41B USD 9.20%
France Imports of Goods and Services (NSA) 2018 32.11% of GDP 0.73%
Consumer Prices (View all 1)
France Consumer Price Index Aug 2020 105.89 -0.11%
France Inflation Rate Aug 2020 0.20% -77.78%
Employment (View all 1)
France Unemployment Rate Jul 2020 6.90% 4.55%
France Youth Unemployment Rate Jul 2020 19.70% -2.96%
Energy (View all 1)
France Gas Rig Count Aug 2020 1.00 0.00%
France Petroleum Products Demand May 2020 4.823M mt 22.04%
GDP (View all 1)
France GDP (SCA) Q2 2020 513.99B EUR -11.46%
France Real GDP Growth (SCA) Q2 2020 -18.90%
Government Assets and Liabilities (View all 1)
France General Government Gross Debt Outlook (NSA) 2024 97.80% of GDP -0.41%
House Prices (View all 1)
France House Price Index Q4 2019 131.49 1.29%
Interest Rates (View all 1)
France Long Term Interest Rate Aug 2020 -0.17%
International Transactions (View all 1)
France Exports of Goods and Services (NSA) 2018 870.41B USD 9.20%
France Imports of Goods and Services (NSA) 2018 32.11% of GDP 0.73%
Monetary (View all 1)
France TARGET Transactions Value Jul 2020 8.516T EUR 3.50%
Personal Income and Spending (View all 1)
France GINI Index (NSA) 2017 31.60 -0.94%
Sentiment Surveys (View all 1)
France Consumer Confidence Indicator Aug 2020 -12.40
France Economic Sentiment Indicator Aug 2020 91.50 11.31%
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