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France Trade

France Trade

Merchandise Trade Balance in France

The merchandise trade balance averaged EUR -55 billion in the decade to 2022. The 2022 reading was EUR -137 billion. For more trade information, visit our dedicated page.

France Trade Chart

Note: This chart displays Merchandise Trade Balance (EUR bn) for France from 2014 to 2023.
Source: Banque de France.

France Trade Data

2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Merchandise Trade Balance (EUR bn) -51 -47 -58 -67 -137
Consensus Forecasts and Projections for the next ten years

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