The industry is made up of two sectors: the manufacturing industry, the most important sphere, and the extractive industry. The manufacturing industry includes mainly the food industry, the ready-to-wear industry, the wood industry, the metallurgy industry, the automotive industry and the manufacture of computer, electronic and optical components. Industry represents most of French exports. The media regularly report that industry is in a state of disaster in our country. The decrease in the competitiveness of companies is the cause of the weakening of the industry. But the future holds great opportunities, as in the case of automotive equipment. What is the reality? Review and trend of the industry in France.