Pantheon Macroeconomics - External demand in France probably weakened in the first quarter.  The trade deficit widened sharply to €5.2B in February, from a revised €3.9B in January, pushing the current account deficit to an 18-month high.  It is tempting to blame the stronger euro, but that wasn't the whole story.

Eurozone Documents | 8 Apr. 2016 Net Exports Likely Weighed on French GDP Growth Again in Q1
External demand in France probably weakened in the first quarter. The trade deficit widened sharply to €5.2B in February, from a revised €3.9B in January, pushing the current account deficit to an 18-month high. It is tempting to blame the stronger euro, but that wasn't the whole story.

Sorry, but our website is best viewed on a device with a screen width greater than 320px. You can contact us at: info@pantheonmacro.com.

8 Apr. 2016 Net Exports Likely Weighed on French GDP Growth Again in Q1

By Claus Vistesen

External demand in France probably weakened in the first quarter. The trade deficit widened sharply to €5.2B in February, from a revised €3.9B in January, pushing the current account deficit to an 18-month high. It is tempting to blame the stronger euro, but that wasn't the whole story.

Posted: 8th Apr 2016 in 'Eurozone Documents'

This document is only available to subscribers of our Eurozone Economic Research.

Request a complimentary trial or login here

Are you taking full advantage of our daily publications?

Pantheon Macroeconomics produce daily publications for U.S., Eurozone, Latin America, UK and Asia, as well as analysis on key data within a few minutes of their release. To activate a complimentary trial on any of these areas, please click here.

U.S. Economic ResearchEurozone Economic ResearchLatin America Economic ResearchUK Economic ResearchAsia Economic Research

« Go back to publications list, or Click here to register for a complimentary trial
Consistently Right

Access Key Enabled Navigation

Keywords for: Eurozone Documents | 8 Apr. 2016 Net Exports Likely Weighed on French GDP Growth Again in Q1

net exports, exports, franc,e demand, manufacturing, inflation, trade surplus, u.k., gdp, china, yuan, ecb, easing, draghi, pantheon macroeconomics, pantheon, macroeconomic, macroeconomics, independent advice, independent analysis, independent macroeconomic researcj, independent, analysis, research, economic intelligence, economy, economic, economics, economists, Dr. Ian Shepherdson, Ian Shepherdson, financial market, financial, market, finance, macro, macro research, independent macro research