Improve your knowledge of a market thanks to the foreign trade statistics provided by Customs!
France’s foreign trade statistics, which Customs draw up and circulate monthly, are reference indicators for economic players. You can consult the statistics on a dedicated website.
When you consult the website, you will directly find aggregate or detailed results and analysis of France’s trade.
The website is updated every month, immediately after overall results are communicated to the press agencies.
You can access the quarterly foreign-trade cycle trend in each French region.
A Tool for Information and Economic Analysis
If you want annotated statistics, charts and detailed figures fast, you may access:
Information structured around a commentary of cyclical trends and enriched with structural studies. You may also download documents (PDF format).
A database so that you can learn about the structure of France’s foreign trade - You may also submit customised queries. Global data (per country or per product according to the French aggregated economic classification for activities (NES) broken down into 67 items) are available for the past 10 years or so. More detailed analyses are available for the past 36 months.
Statistical series graphic displays and data transfers are other available features.
Detailed Data per Country and per Product
In addition to national and regional economic trend data, the website also offers new services to access more detailed national information:
CN8 goods classification: 10,000 products broken down per partner country
Per partner country: breakdown of trade according to French CPF4 product classification (256 products)
There is free access to a wide range of data. Aside from the basic summary information, full consultation requires taking out a subscription. Find out now!
Direct mail promotion: a tool for targeting potential future customers
Are you looking for new markets or are you planning a promotional operation? Customs can help you by serving as intermediary between your business and companies whose economic and commercial potential is known to Customs.
How is direct mail promotion organised? Customs will send your customised mail to the target businesses, based on the quantitative and qualitative criteria you have supplied. The Customs combines your criteria with its updated economic trend data.
Confidentiality is guaranteed, as you will receive no information with the names of the businesses, only the number or category of businesses selected by Customs.
Each recipient of the mail is free to follow up on your proposal.
How much does direct mail promotion cost? Before the operation is launched, you will receive an estimate for the ‘flash’ (up to 100 businesses) service or for the standard (more than 100 businesses) service.
Direction générale des douanes et des droits indirects
Direction nationale des statistiques du commerce extérieur
161 chemin de lestang
Tel. +(0)5 62 11 23 00
Fax. +(0)5 62 11 24 80
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Page mise à jour le 26/02/2008 par Direction nationale des statistiques du commerce extérieur