Latest data released by INSEE - 8 April 2021

  • Prior -€3.95 billion; revised to -€4.19 billion

The trade deficit widened slightly again but it comes as both exports and imports grew on the month of February, with the latter outpacing the former.

Both are seen reaching 93% of their average level in 2019, so that provides some comfort that trade conditions are gradually working their way back towards pre-virus levels.