2019 France-U.S. Economic Report

#DYK : $5.5 billion in goods is traded between France and the Carolinas each year. 45,000 jobs created by French Companies.

-> All the facts and figures about NC are here. 

->All the facts and figures about SC are here. 


"France and the United States, in addition to their strong relationship at the political level, have deep economic ties that are mutually beneficial. These trade and investment flows support growth, jobs and innovation in both countries.

France and the U.S. traded over $129 billion in goods and services in 2018, up 7.9 % from 2017.

There are $326.4 billion of French FDI stock in the United States, making France the 6th largest foreign investor. The U.S. is France’s #1 source of foreign investment with $86.9 billion FDI stock.

Through their investment, French companies now employ close to 730,000 people in the U.S., making France the 3rd largest foreign source of employment in the U.S. 213,300 of those jobs are in the manufacturing sector. Similarly, American companies employ half a million people in France.

French affiliated firms invest over $ 5 billion in R&D annually. France is the U.S. #1 source of R&D in electronics and IT, while the U.S. is France’s #1 source of foreign R&D overall."

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