The most important sectors of France’s economy in 2018 were public administration, defense, education, human health and social work activities (22.4 %), wholesale and retail trade, transport, accommodation and food services (17.8 %).Professional, scientific and technical activities; administrative and support service activities (14.0%). Currency: EURO GDP Per Capita: 40,493.9 USD (2019) GDP Growth Rate: 1.5%annual change (2019) Gross Domestic Product: 2,971,919.32 million (2019) GNI Per Capita: 47,490 PPP dollars (2018)
France is the largest country in the EU, stretching from the North Sea to the Mediterranean. France?s main export and import partners are Germany, Belgium, and Italy. Exports: The top exports of France are Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft ($43.8B), Cars ($26B), Packaged Medicaments ($25.7B), Vehicle Parts ($16.5B), and Gas Turbines ($14.4B). Imports:The top imports of France are Cars ($40.1B), Crude Petroleum ($23.3B), Refined Petroleum ($20.4B), Petroleum Gas ($17.3B), and Vehicle Parts($16.4B). France exports mostly to Germany ($78.5B), United States ($44.8B), Italy ($42.9B), Belgium-Luxembourg ($42.9B), and Spain ($42.7B), and imports mostly from Germany ($121B), Belgium-Luxembourg ($62.3B), Italy ($56.4B), Spain ($48.6B), and China ($43.7B).
Finances with European Union
Breakdown of France’s finances with the EU: Total EU spending in France: 14.778 billion Total EU spending as %of French gross national income (GNI) : 0.61% Total French contribution to the EU budget : 20.573 billion French contribution to the EU budget as %of its GNI : 0.85%