Aircraft Market - France Is Germany’s Top Supplier of Aircrafts

Air And Spacecraft And Related Machinery July 09, 2015
Author: Alexander Romanenko
Chief Executive Officer

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France dominates in the global airplane and other aircraft trade. In 2014, France exported 42 million units of airplanes and other aircrafts totaling 47,286 million USD, 1% over the previous year. Its primary trading partner was Germany, where it supplied 33% of its total exports on the aircraft market in value terms, accounting for 80% of Germany's total imports.

From 2007 to 2014, France was a net exporter of airplanes and other aircrafts. Over the period under review, exports consistently exceeded imports in value terms. In physical terms, imports and exports remained at the same level.

Germany and Canada were also among the leading global suppliers of airplanes and other aircrafts in 2014. However, the fastest growing exporter from 2007 to 2014 was India, with vertiginous growth of +470% per year, distantly followed by China, with +30% per year. The U.S. (-32%), Italy (-6%), Brazil (-4%) and Switzerland (-3%) demonstrated negative dynamics over the period under review.

In 2014, France's top 5 trading partners were Germany, China, the U.S., the Philippines and the United Kingdom, with a combined share 60% of France's exports. The share of Germany increased significantly (+30 percentage points), while the share of the U.S. illustrated negative dynamics (-11 percentage points).

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Source: World: Airplanes And Other Aircraft - Market Report. Analysis and Forecast to 2020