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About

France-China In 2021, France exported $27.8B to China. The main products that France exported to China are Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft ($3.9B), Trunks and Cases ($2.27B), and Beauty Products ($1.98B). During the last 26 years the exports of France to China have increased at an annualized rate of 9.29%, from $2.76B in 1995 to $27.8B in 2021.

In 2020, France exported services to China worth $8.22B, with Transportation ($3.34B), Other business services ($1.68B), and Construction services ($1.44B) being the largest in terms of value.

China-France In 2021, China exported $47.5B to France. The main products that China exported to France were Broadcasting Equipment ($2.07B), Computers ($1.98B), and Seats ($1.1B). During the last 26 years the exports of China to France have increased at an annualized rate of 9.82%, from $4.16B in 1995 to $47.5B in 2021.

In 2021, China did not export any services to France.

Comparison In 2021,  France ranked 15 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.35), and 8 in total exports ($569B). That same year, China ranked 25 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.07), and 1 in total exports ($3.34T).

Historical Data

Bilateral Trade by Products

Depth
Value

In 2021, France exported $27.8B to China. The main products exported from France to China were Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft ($3.9B), Trunks and Cases ($2.27B), and Beauty Products ($1.98B). During the last 26 years the exports of France to China have increased at an annualized rate of 9.29%, from $2.76B in 1995 to $27.8B in 2021.

In 2021, China exported $47.5B to France. The main products exported from China to France were Broadcasting Equipment ($2.07B), Computers ($1.98B), and Seats ($1.1B). During the last 26 years the exports of China to France have increased at an annualized rate of 9.82%, from $4.16B in 1995 to $47.5B in 2021.

Exports from France (Flag) to China (Flag) (2021)

Exports from China (Flag) to France (Flag) (2021)

Latest Data

Trade between France (Flag) and China (Flag)

France Exports

China Exports

Market Competitiveness

Color
France
Top Destination
Germany$74.1B
China
Top Destination
United States$530B

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

In 2021, countries that imported more from France than China were Belgium ($43.8B), Ireland ($12.5B), and Spain ($41.6B).

In 2021, countries that imported more from China than France were United States ($530B), Hong Kong ($323B), and Japan ($168B).

Difference in imports from China (Flag) and France (Flag) (2021)

Comparative Advantage France - China

Flow
Scale

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

During 2021, France had a large net trade with China in the exports of Chemical Products ($5.67B), Machines ($5B), and Transportation ($4.54B).

During 2021, China had a large net trade with France in the exports of Machines ($18.2B), Textiles ($5.98B), and Miscellaneous ($5.46B).

Service Trade

Bilateral Service Trade

In 2020, France exported services to China worth $8.22B, with Transportation ($3.34B), Other business services ($1.68B), and Construction services ($1.44B) being the largest in terms of value.

Service trade data is presented based on availability.

Services Exports from France (Flag) to China (Flag) (2020)

Economic Complexity

Competitive Landscape

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

Product Space of France (Flag) and China (Flag) (2021)

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