Monday, January 10, 2011

Germany Trade, Germany Exports, Germany Imports

Germany has been one of the most active trading countries in the world. Its trading relationship spans almost all the major trading countries in Europe and around the world. For these reasons, Germany trade remains the largest in European Union and in the top 5 countries in the world for its trade volumes. Germany’s trade is further helped by its innovation in solar power research and development. In fact, Germany is the largest producer of wind turbines and solar power technology.


Germany Trade, Exports and Imports

In 2009, Germany exports were $1.187 trillion. The amount was lower than the previous year’s figures of $1.498 trillion. The country ranked 3rd in the world in exports and continues to prove its strength as the world top economy.

Germany’s main exported commodities are:

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      Machinery
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      Vehicles
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      Chemicals
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      Metals and manufactures

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      Foodstuffs
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      Textiles

The main export partners of Germany are:

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      France
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      US
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      Netherlands
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      UK
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      Italy
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      Austria
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      Belgium
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      Spain
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      Poland

Germany imports amounted to $1.022 trillion in 2009 and ranked 3rd in the world. The figures, understandably, were low due to recession. In 2008, the figures amounted to $1.232 trillion.

Germany’s main imported commodities are:

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      Machinery
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      Vehicles
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      Chemicals
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      Foodstuffs
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      Textiles
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      Metals

Germany’s main import partners are:

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      Netherlands
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      France
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      Belgium
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      China
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      Italy
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      UK
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      Russia
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      Austria
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      US
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The real strength of Germany trade has been its productive workforce which according to 2009 figures amounted to 43.51 million. The manufacturing industries employed almost 29.7% of the work force and the growth helped Germany trade in terms of automobiles and machinery.

4 comments:

  1. your wrojng wrong wrong wrong! you put the imports as the exports

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  2. thanks for the info

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