In 2010, France’s exports totaled $456.8 billion including:
To export trading partners Germany (14.3%), Italy (8.7%), Spain (8.3%), UK (7.8%), Belgium (7.6%), US (5.8%), Netherlands (4.2%) Germany (14.9%), Spain (9.3%), Italy (8.9%), UK (8.1%), Belgium (7.3%), US (6.1%) and Netherlands (4.1%).
France’s imports totaled up to $532.2 billion in 2010 declining from $692 billion in 2008. France main import commodities are:
To main import partners Germany (17.9%), Belgium (11.7%), Italy (8.3%), Spain (6.9%), Netherlands (6.8%), UK (5.1%), US (4.3%).
Besides French trade, tourism is also a big contributor to the national GDP. France rules the tourism industry with over 82 million tourists visiting the country for its rich heritage and culture.
Agriculture is also another strong point for France's economy, with almost 25 percent of the EU’s total agricultural products being produced in France. The government provides subsidies to the agricultural sector and the development of this sector is likely to give export activities a further boost.
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