Flag China / France Flag

Exports Flag β†’ Flag  (2018): $43.7B, Rnk 19 / 206

Top Product Flag β†’ Flag (2018): $3.78B, Broadcasting Equipment

Exports Flag β†’ Flag (2018): $24.5B, Rnk 7 / 214

Top Product Flag β†’ Flag (2018): $7.99B, Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft

Economic Complexity of Flag (2018): ECI 0.89, Rnk 30 / 137

Economic Complexity of Flag (2018): ECI 1.42, Rnk 15 / 137

GDP Flag (2018): $13.6T, CURRENT US$
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GDP GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): 196%, CURRENT US$
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GDP Flag (2018): $2.78T, CURRENT US$
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GDP GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): -4.83%, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC Flag (2018): $9,771, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): 182%, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC Flag (2018): $41,464, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): -8.54%, CURRENT US$
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China-France: In 2018, China exported $43.7B to France. The main products exported from China to France were Broadcasting Equipment ($3.78B), Computers ($2.34B), and Office Machine Parts ($1.49B). During the last 23 years the exports of China to France have increased at an annualized rate of 9.88%, from $5B in 1995 to $43.7B in 2018.

France-China: In 2018, France exported $24.5B to China. The main products exported from France to China were Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft ($7.99B), Gas Turbines ($1.48B), and Beauty Products ($888M). During the last 23 years the exports of France to China have increased at an annualized rate of 9.92%, from $2.78B in 1995 to $24.5B in 2018. In 2017, France exported services to China worth $9.62B, with Travel ($4.47B), Transportation ($2.22B), and Other business services ($1.73B) being the largest in terms of value.

Comparison: In 2018, China ranked 30 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.89), and 1 in total exports ($2.59T). That same year, France ranked 15 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.42), and 6 in total exports ($563B). In terms of GDP Per Capita, China was ranked 78 with a GDP Per Capita of $9,771, and France was ranked 26 with a GDP Per Capita of $41,464.

Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2018, China exported $43.7B to France. The main products exported from China to France were Broadcasting Equipment ($3.78B), Computers ($2.34B), and Office Machine Parts ($1.49B). During the last 23 years the exports of China to France have increased at an annualized rate of 9.88%, from $5B in 1995 to $43.7B in 2018.

In 2018, France exported $24.5B to China. The main products exported from France to China were Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft ($7.99B), Gas Turbines ($1.48B), and Beauty Products ($888M). During the last 23 years the exports of France to China have increased at an annualized rate of 9.92%, from $2.78B in 1995 to $24.5B in 2018.

Market Competitiveness

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China
Top Destination
: United States, $499B

France
Top Destination
: Germany, $78.5B

This map shows whether countries import more from China or France. Each country is colored based on the difference in imports they receive from China and France or the difference in the growth in imports.

In 2018, countries that imported more from China than France were United States ($499B), Hong Kong ($282B), and Japan ($155B).

In 2018, countries that imported more from France than China were Belgium-Luxembourg ($42.9B), Spain ($42.7B), and Italy ($42.9B).

Comparative Advantage China - France

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This chart compares trade between China and France by product, considering products traded by both, China and France.

During 2018, China had a large net trade with France in the exports of Machines ($18.9B), Textiles ($6.17B), and Miscellaneous ($4.73B).

During 2018, France had a large net trade with China in the exports of Transportation ($8.94B), Machines ($5.13B), and Chemical Products ($3.45B).

Tariff Section

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This sections shows import tariffs for products traded between China and France (using the HS6 product classification and the last year reported).

In 2018, the products from China that paid the highest import tariffs to enter France were Vermouth and other flavoured grape wines - pack < 2l (65%) and Vermouth and other flavoured grape wines - pack > 2l (65%).

In 2017, the products from France that paid the highest import tariffs to enter China were Sugar beet (178%) and Whey (173%).

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*The tariffs present between China and France are:
125: General duty rate
136: Most Favoured Nation duty rate treatement

Trade Forecasts

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This section shows a forecast for total trade between China and France. The forecast is based on a long short-term memory model or LSTM constructed using yearly trade data.

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Bilateral Service Trade

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In 2017, France exported services to China worth $9.62B, with Travel ($4.47B), Transportation ($2.22B), and Other business services ($1.73B) being the largest in terms of value.

Service trade data is presented based on availability.

Economic Complexity

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Competitive Landscape

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This visualization show the product space at the HS4 level colored from blue to red.  This mean that the more blue a dot/product is, the more China has comparative advantage over France. Similarly, the more red a dot/product is, the more France has comparative advantage over China.