The French economy has finally started to revive with GDP at 1.1% in 2015 - higher than expected in previous forecasts. The construction industry, particularly in the office buildings sector, registered an increase of 5.2% in 2015.
The total market for PACs in 2015 was US$ 606 million - a fall of 8% in value due mainly to changes in the euro/U.S. dollar exchange rates Windows continue to have a niche sector in temporary buildings but have little impact on the industry as a whole.
Movables are nearly all imported products (mainly from China) and sold under the distributors’ brand names. Notable suppliers include Hisense, Olimpia Splendid, and DeLonghi. Sales are highly weather dependent but average around 30,000 units per year.