France is a well developed mixed economy with a
well established private as well as government sector. France's GDP in terms of
PPP in 2009 were $2.1 trillion. The country is ranked ninth in the world in
terms of GDP volume. However, the recent economic crisis had effect on the
French economy which led to the overall decline in the volume of GDP and
increase in the unemployment ratio. Euro is an official currency of France.
Originally published in Apparel India, Nov-2010