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2021
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Exports
: $31.9B, Rnk 6 / 219

2021
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Top Product
: $1.68B, Electricity

2021
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Exports
: $25.1B, Rnk 6 / 222

2021
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Top Product
: $1.83B, Aircraft Parts

2021
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 1.35, Rnk 15 / 131

2021
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 1.43, Rnk 11 / 131

2021
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GDP
: $2.94T, CURRENT US$
Rnk 7 / 182

2011-2021
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GDP GROWTH
: 2.52%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 143 / 182

2021
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 GDP
: $3.19T, CURRENT US$
Rnk 5 / 182

2011-2021
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GDP GROWTH
: 19.1%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 110 / 182

2021
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GDP PC 
: $43,519, CURRENT US$
Rnk 24 / 182

2011-2021
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GDP PC GROWTH
: -0.75%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 129 / 182

2021
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GDP PC
: $47,334, CURRENT US$
Rnk 22 / 182

2011-2021
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 11.9%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 98 / 182

France-United Kingdom In 2021, France exported $31.9B to United Kingdom. The main products that France exported to United Kingdom are Electricity ($1.68B), Wine ($1.66B), and Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft ($1.21B). During the last 26 years the exports of France to United Kingdom have increased at an annualized rate of 0.74%, from $26.4B in 1995 to $31.9B in 2021.

In 2020, France exported services to United Kingdom worth $21.3B, with Other business services ($8.43B), Travel ($3.75B), and Insurance services ($2.79B) being the largest in terms of value.

United Kingdom-France In 2021, United Kingdom exported $25.1B to France. The main products that United Kingdom exported to France were Aircraft Parts ($1.83B), Gas Turbines ($1.64B), and Cars ($1.39B). During the last 26 years the exports of United Kingdom to France have increased at an annualized rate of 0.42%, from $22.5B in 1995 to $25.1B in 2021.

In 2019, United Kingdom exported services to France worth $16.3B, with Other business services ($5.2B), Financial services ($4.23B), and Travel ($2.79B) being the largest in terms of value.

Comparison In 2021,  France ranked 15 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.35), and 8 in total exports ($569B). That same year, United Kingdom ranked 11 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.43), and 13 in total exports ($420B).

Historical Data

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Bilateral Trade by Products

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Depth
Value

In 2021, France exported $31.9B to United Kingdom. The main products exported from France to United Kingdom were Electricity ($1.68B), Wine ($1.66B), and Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft ($1.21B). During the last 26 years the exports of France to United Kingdom have increased at an annualized rate of 0.74%, from $26.4B in 1995 to $31.9B in 2021.

In 2021, United Kingdom exported $25.1B to France. The main products exported from United Kingdom to France were Aircraft Parts ($1.83B), Gas Turbines ($1.64B), and Cars ($1.39B). During the last 26 years the exports of United Kingdom to France have increased at an annualized rate of 0.42%, from $22.5B in 1995 to $25.1B in 2021.

France Exports

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United Kingdom Exports

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Market Competitiveness

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France
Top Destination
: Germany, $74.1B

United Kingdom
Top Destination
: United States, $56.1B

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

In 2021, countries that imported more from France than United Kingdom were Italy ($46B), Germany ($74.1B), and Spain ($41.6B).

In 2021, countries that imported more from United Kingdom than France were Ireland ($28.4B), United States ($56.1B), and Netherlands ($34.6B).

Comparative Advantage France - United Kingdom

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

During 2021, France had a large net trade with United Kingdom in the exports of Transportation ($5.52B), Machines ($5.25B), and Chemical Products ($4.82B).

During 2021, United Kingdom had a large net trade with France in the exports of Machines ($5.45B), Transportation ($4.57B), and Chemical Products ($3.33B).

Bilateral Service Trade

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In 2020, France exported services to United Kingdom worth $21.3B, with Other business services ($8.43B), Travel ($3.75B), and Insurance services ($2.79B) being the largest in terms of value.

In 2019, United Kingdom exported services to France worth $16.3B, with Other business services ($5.2B), Financial services ($4.23B), and Travel ($2.79B) 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 yellow.  This mean that the more blue a dot/product is, the more France has comparative advantage over United Kingdom. Similarly, the more yellow a dot/product is, the more United Kingdom has comparative advantage over France.