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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 Dec 2017 -14.37B EUR -19.24%
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 Dec 2017 102.16 0.35%
France Inflation Rate Dec 2017 1.20% 0.00%
Employment (View all 1)
France Unemployment Rate Dec 2017 9.20% -1.08%
France Youth Unemployment Rate Dec 2017 22.30% 0.00%
Energy (View all 1)
France Gas Rig Count Jan 2018 0.00
France Petroleum Products Demand Nov 2017 6.42M mt -3.70%
GDP (View all 1)
France GDP (SCA) Q4 2017 578.36B EUR 0.73%
France Real GDP Growth (SCA) Q4 2017 0.90% 0.00%
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 Q3 2017 122.74 1.38%
Interest Rates (View all 1)
France Long Term Interest Rate Jan 2018 0.86% 28.36%
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) 2014 32.30 -0.62%
Sentiment Surveys (View all 1)
France Consumer Confidence Indicator Jan 2018 -4.00 2.56%
France Economic Sentiment Indicator Jan 2018 111.50 -2.11%
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