Overview France

La Défense, Paris April 2012.jpg
La Défense is a major business district in Paris
Rank 5th (nominal) / 9th (PPP)
Currency euro (€1) = 100 cent
Fiscal year Calendar year
Trade organisations EUWTO and OECD
Statistics
GDP $2,808,265 million (2011)
GDP growth 1.7% (April 26th,2012)
GDP per capita Nominal : $45,460 [3]
GDP by sector agriculture (2.1%), industry (19%), services (78.9%) (2009 est)
Inflation (CPI) 1.5% (2010 est.)
Population
below poverty line
6.4% (2004)[1]
Gini coefficient 32.7 (2008)
Labour force 28.21 million (2010 est.)
Labour force
by occupation
services (71.8%), industry (24.3%), agriculture (3.8%) (2009)
Unemployment 10.3% (July 2012)[2]
Average net salary 3,081 € / 3,906 $, monthly (2011)[3]
Main industries machinerychemicalsautomobiles,metallurgyaircraftelectronics;textilesfood processing; tourism
Ease of Doing Business Rank 29th[4]
External
Exports $508.7 billion (2010 est.)
Export goods machinery and transportation equipment, aircraftplastics,chemicals, pharmaceutical products,iron and steelbeverageselectronics
Main export partners Germany 15.88%, Italy 8.16%, Spain7.8%, Belgium 7.44%, United Kingdom7.04%, United States 5.65%,Netherlands 3.99% (2009)
Imports $577.7 billion (2010 est.)
Import goods machinery and equipment, vehicles, crude oil, aircraft, plastics, chemicals
Main import partners Germany 19.41%, Belgium 11.61%,Italy 7.97%, Netherlands 7.15%, Spain6.68%, United Kingdom 4.9%, United States 4.72%, China 4.44% (2009)
FDI stock $1.207 trillion (31 December 2010 est.)
Gross external debt $4.698 trillion (30 June 2010)
Public finances
Public debt 85.8% of GDP (April 26th,2012)
Revenues $1.241 trillion (2009 est.)
Expenses $1.441 trillion (2010 est.)
Economic aid donorODA $10.1 billion (2006) [4]
Foreign reserves US$191.689 billion (March 2011)[6]
Main data source: CIA World Fact Book
All values, unless otherwise stated, are in US dollars

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  • Charles de Gaulle Airport
    95700 Roissy-en-France
    Phone: +33 (1) 85 65 06 60
    E-mail: sales@intercargo.com