In comparison with the previous year the indicator rose slightly by 4.83%, new numbers from European Commission constitute. The variable barely went up by 16 036.28 thousand Euros, as it follows the tendency of the prior year when it climbed by 1.24 percent. France saw a growth of 137.98% in plastics sales during the last 22 years. Furthermore, it has attained a 0.02 percent average annual growth rate during the five years with a negligible overall rise since the start of observations. It averaged 266 973.4 thousand Euros from 1995 to 2016 and it attained its all-time high of 350 828.38 thousand Euros in 2008 and record low of 146 395.61 thousand Euros in 1995.