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Fashion: 7 figures that will make you #ProudofFrance

Fashion is one of the fields of expertise in which France has achieved international renown. The 7 figures of success.

300+: the annual number of fashion shows held in Paris, with half of foreign labels included in the official calendar.


€150 billion: the direct turnover of the fashion industry in France, including €33 billion in exports.


1,000,000: the number of jobs in the fashion industry.


2.7%: the share of French GDP generated by fashion.


€1.2 billion: the amount of annual economic benefits coming from Fashion Week in Paris.


80%: the export rate of the top 50 French businesses in this sector.


Source: Fashion Key Figures, October 2016, IFM.

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