Agro-food industry: activity with mixed results

Franz Kohler, Maryse Thibert, division Industrie et Agriculture, Insee

In 2014, the decline in agro-food production eased off, the trade surplus decreased slightly because of the drop in exports and employment was no longer in decline. In 2013, the agro-food industry (excluding tobacco) included 60,500 enterprises, generated turnover of 184 billion euros and contributed 18% of value added in the manufacturing industry. The sector has 522,000 employees.

Insee Focus
No 49
Paru le : 14/12/2015