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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 Nov 2018 -22.37B EUR
Components of GDP (View all 1)
France Exports of Goods and Services (NSA) 2017 797.52B USD 7.28%
France Imports of Goods and Services (NSA) 2017 31.98% of GDP 3.26%
Consumer Prices (View all 1)
France Consumer Price Index Dec 2018 104.10 0.10%
France Inflation Rate Dec 2018 1.90% Chg Yr -13.64%
Employment (View all 1)
France Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 9.10% 0.00%
France Youth Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 21.10% 0.48%
Energy (View all 1)
France Gas Rig Count Jan 2019 1.00 0.00%
France Petroleum Products Demand Nov 2018 6.419M mt -10.92%
GDP (View all 1)
France GDP (SCA) Q4 2018 592.65B EUR 0.62%
France Real GDP Growth (SCA) Q4 2018 1.30% 30.00%
Government Assets and Liabilities (View all 1)
France General Government Gross Debt Outlook (NSA) 2023 93.90% of GDP -0.42%
House Prices (View all 1)
France House Price Index Q2 2018 124.47 0.48%
Interest Rates (View all 1)
France Long Term Interest Rate Jan 2019 0.65% -7.14%
International Transactions (View all 1)
France Exports of Goods and Services (NSA) 2017 797.52B USD 7.28%
France Imports of Goods and Services (NSA) 2017 31.98% of GDP 3.26%
Monetary (View all 1)
France TARGET Transactions Value Dec 2018 5.595T EUR 0.63%
Personal Income and Spending (View all 1)
France GINI Index (NSA) 2015 32.70 1.24%
Sentiment Surveys (View all 1)
France Consumer Confidence Indicator Dec 2018 -22.00
France Economic Sentiment Indicator Jan 2019 101.00 0.50%
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