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2019
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Exports
: $47.4B, Rnk 2 / 218

2019
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Top Product
: $8.23B, Gas Turbines

2019
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Exports
: $28.6B, Rnk 13 / 218

2019
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Top Product
: $1.92B, Crude Petroleum

2019
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 1.45, Rnk 16 / 157

2019
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 1.63, Rnk 10 / 157

2019
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GDP
: $2.72T, CURRENT US$
Rnk 7 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP GROWTH
: 0.94%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 171 / 187

2019
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 GDP
: $21.4T, CURRENT US$
Rnk 1 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP GROWTH
: 48.3%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 96 / 187

2019
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GDP PC 
: $40,494, CURRENT US$
Rnk 26 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP PC GROWTH
: -2.6%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 166 / 187

2019
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GDP PC 
: $65,298, CURRENT US$
Rnk 8 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 38.6%, CURRENT US$
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France-United States: In 2019, France exported $47.4B to United States. The main products that France exported to United States are Gas Turbines ($8.23B), Packaged Medicaments ($4.27B), and Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft ($3.44B). During the last 24 years the exports of France to United States have increased at an annualized rate of 4.47%, from $16.6B in 1995 to $47.4B in 2019.

In 2017, France exported services to United States worth $30.7B, with Other business services ($10.4B), Transportation ($6.52B), and Royalties and license fees ($4.69B) being the largest in terms of value.

United States-France: In 2019, United States exported $28.6B to France . The main products that United States exported to France were Crude Petroleum ($1.92B), Refined Petroleum ($1.26B), and Packaged Medicaments ($1.14B). During the last 24 years the exports of United States to France have increased at an annualized rate of 2.09%, from $17.4B in 1995 to $28.6B in 2019.

In 2011, United States exported services to France worth $11.6B, with Travel ($4.31B), Royalties and license fees ($3.66B), and Transportation ($2.66B) being the largest in terms of value.

Comparison: In 2019,  France ranked 16 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.45), and 5 in total exports ($558B). That same year, United States ranked 10 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.63), and 2 in total exports ($1.51T).

Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2019, France exported $47.4B to United States. The main products exported from France to United States were Gas Turbines ($8.23B), Packaged Medicaments ($4.27B), and Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft ($3.44B). During the last 24 years the exports of France to United States have increased at an annualized rate of 4.47%, from $16.6B in 1995 to $47.4B in 2019.

In 2019, United States exported $28.6B to France. The main products exported from United States to France were Crude Petroleum ($1.92B), Refined Petroleum ($1.26B), and Packaged Medicaments ($1.14B). During the last 24 years the exports of United States to France have increased at an annualized rate of 2.09%, from $17.4B in 1995 to $28.6B in 2019.

Market Competitiveness

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France
Top Destination
: Germany, $76.2B

United States
Top Destination
: Canada, $252B

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

In 2019, countries that imported more from France than United States were Spain ($40.8B), Italy ($41.2B), and Germany ($76.2B).

In 2019, countries that imported more from United States than France were Canada ($252B), Mexico ($235B), and China ($103B).

Comparative Advantage France - United States

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

During 2019, France had a large net trade with United States in the exports of Machines ($14.5B), Chemical Products ($9.17B), and Transportation ($6.72B).

During 2019, United States had a large net trade with France in the exports of Machines ($7.04B), Chemical Products ($5.71B), and Mineral Products ($4.39B).

Tariff Section

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

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

In 2018, the products from United States that paid the highest import tariffs to enter France were Tobacco: smoking, other than water pipe tobacco, whether or not containing tobacco substitutes in any proportion (350%) and Homogenized or reconstituted tobacco (350%).

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*The tariffs present between France and United States are:
136: Most Favoured Nation duty rate treatement

Bilateral Service Trade

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In 2017, France exported services to United States worth $30.7B, with Other business services ($10.4B), Transportation ($6.52B), and Royalties and license fees ($4.69B) being the largest in terms of value.

In 2011, United States exported services to France worth $11.6B, with Travel ($4.31B), Royalties and license fees ($3.66B), and Transportation ($2.66B) 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 France has comparative advantage over United States. Similarly, the more red a dot/product is, the more United States has comparative advantage over France.