France is a country on the Mediterranean Sea, the English Channel and the North Sea in Western Europe bordered by Spain, Andorra, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Luxembourg and Belgium.
The chemical industry is a key sector for France, helping to develop other manufacturing activities and contributing to economic growth. France's tourism industry is a major component of the economy, as France is the most visited destination in the world.
France is the third largest economy in the EU by GDP after Germany and UK as of 2021. Luxembourg, the Netherlands, the UK and Switzerland are the main investors in France, and represent more than 50% of the FDI stock. Germany, the US, Belgium, Italy, Spain, Finland and Japan are the other main investing countries as of 2021. FDI inflows in 2021 were mainly oriented towards the manufacturing industry (computer, electronic and optical products, refining, pharmaceutical and chemical industries, and agro-food industries), real estate, finance and insurance, retail trade, transport, information and communication.
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