Top German Exports to the World
Germany shipped US$1.557 trillion worth of goods around the globe in 2018, up by 3.9% since 2014 and up by 7.4% from 2017 to 2018.
Top 10 German Exports to the US

Germany's exports to America amounted to
$134 billion or 8.6% of its overall exports.

  1. Vehicles: $30.2 billion
  2. Machinery: $28.5 billion
  3. Pharmaceuticals: $15.8 billion
  4. Electronic equipment: $11.7 billion
  5. Medical, technical equipment: $11.2 billion
  6. Plastics: $3.4 billion
  7. Aircraft, spacecraft: $3.2 billion
  8. Organic chemicals: $2.6 billion
  9. Iron or steel products: $2.2 billion
10. Gems, precious metals: $2.1 billion
Top 10 German Exports to France

Germany's exports to France amounted to
$124.4 billion or 8% of its overall exports.

  1. Vehicles: $19.2 billion
  2. Machinery: $18.7 billion
  3. Aircraft, spacecraft: $11.8 billion
  4. Electronic equipment: $10.1 billion
  5. Plastics: $6 billion
  6. Medical, technical equipment: $4.9 billion
  7. Pharmaceuticals: $4.7 billion
  8. Iron or steel products: $2.9 billion
  9. Iron and steel: $2.9 billion
10. Paper: $2.5 billion
Top 10 German Exports to China

Germany's exports to China amounted to
$109.9 billion or 7.1% of its overall exports.

  1. Vehicles: $28.4 billion
  2. Machinery: $24 billion
  3. Electronic equipment: $17.4 billion
  4. Medical, technical equipment: $9.3 billion
  5. Aircraft, spacecraft: $4.7 billion
  6. Pharmaceuticals: $3.3 billion
  7. Plastics: $2.8 billion
  8. Iron or steel products: $1.9 billion
  9. Organic chemicals: $1.5 billion
10. Other chemical goods: $1.3 billion
Top 10 German Exports to the Netherlands

Germany's exports to Netherlands amounted to
$99.8 billion or 6.4% of its overall exports.

  1. Machinery: $12.6 billion
  2. Pharmaceuticals: $11.4 billion
  3. Electronic equipment: $9.1 billion
  4. Vehicles: $8.6 billion
  5. Medical, technical equipment: $5.1 billion
  6. Plastics: $4.5 billion
  7. Mineral fuels including oil: $4.4 billion
  8. Iron and steel: $2.5 billion
  9. Organic chemicals: $2.5 billion
10. Iron or steel products: $2.3 billion
Top 10 German Exports to the UK

Germany's exports to United Kingdom amounted to $96.8 billion or 6.2% of its overall exports.

  1. Vehicles: $26.8 billion
  2. Machinery: $15.4 billion
  3. Electronic equipment: $7.2 billion
  4. Pharmaceuticals: $4.9 billion
  5. Plastics: $3.9 billion
  6. Medical, technical equipment: $3.8 billion
  7. Aircraft, spacecraft: $2.8 billion
  8. Gems, precious metals: $2 billion
  9. Aluminum: $2 billion
10. Paper: $1.5 billion
Top 10 German Exports to Italy

Germany's exports to Italy amounted to
$82.6 billion or 5.3% of its overall exports.

  1. Vehicles: $13.6 billion
  2. Machinery: $12.5 billion
  3. Electronic equipment: $8 billion
  4. Pharmaceuticals: $5.5 billion
  5. Plastics: $5.2 billion
  6. Medical, technical equipment: $3.9 billion
  7. Iron and steel: $2.8 billion
  8. Organic chemicals: $1.6 billion
  9. Dairy, eggs, honey: $1.6 billion
10. Iron or steel products: $1.6 billion
Top 10 German Exports to Austria

Germany's exports to Austria amounted to
$75.2 billion or 4.8% of its overall exports.

  1. Machinery: $12 billion
  2. Vehicles: $8.5 billion
  3. Electronic equipment: $7.4 billion
  4. Mineral fuels including oil: $3.9 billion
  5. Plastics: $3.6 billion
  6. Pharmaceuticals: $2.4 billion
  7. Iron or steel products: $2.4 billion
  8. Medical, technical equipment: $2.2 billion
  9. Furniture, lighting, signs: $1.9 billion
10. Iron and steel: $1.7 billion
Top 10 German Exports to Poland

Germany's exports to Poland amounted to
$74.7 billion or 4.8% of its overall exports.

  1. Machinery: $12.3 billion
  2. Vehicles: $8.6 billion
  3. Electronic equipment: $7.4 billion
  4. Plastics: $5.2 billion
  5. Iron and steel: $2.6 billion
  6. Paper: $2.4 billion
  7. Medical, technical equipment: $2.1 billion
  8. Iron or steel products: $2 billion
  9. Mineral fuels including oil: $1.9 billion
10. Toys, games: $1.7 billion
Top 10 German Exports to Switzerland

Germany's exports to Switzerland amounted to
$64.3 billion or 4.1% of its overall exports.

  1. Pharmaceuticals: $8.3 billion
  2. Machinery: $7.6 billion
  3. Vehicles: $5.8 billion
  4. Electronic equipment: $4.5 billion
  5. Mineral fuels including oil: $3.5 billion
  6. Plastics: $2.8 billion
  7. Medical, technical equipment: $2.8 billion
  8. Gems, precious metals: $2.1 billion
  9. Clothing (not knit or crochet): $1.9 billion
10. Furniture, lighting, signs: $1.8 billion
Top 10 German Exports to Spain

Germany's exports to Spain amounted to
$52.4 billion or 3.4% of its overall exports.

  1. Vehicles: $10.8 billion
  2. Machinery: $9.3 billion
  3. Electronic equipment: $5.6 billion
  4. Pharmaceuticals: $2.7 billion
  5. Plastics: $2.5 billion
  6. Medical, technical equipment: $2.5 billion
  7. Organic chemicals: $1.1 billion
  8. Iron and steel: $1.1 billion
  9. Other chemical goods: $1 billion
10. Iron or steel products: $903.1 million
Top 10 German Exports to Belgium

Germany's exports to Spain amounted to
$45 billion or 3.4% of its overall exports.

  1. Vehicles: $10.2 billion
  2. Machinery: $8.1 billion
  3. Electronic equipment: $4.5 billion
  4. Plastics: $2.3 billion
  5. Pharmaceuticals: $2 billion
  6. Medical, technical equipment: $1.9 billion
  7. Organic chemicals: $1 billion
  8. Other chemical goods: $900.8 million
  9. Aircraft, spacecraft: $828.5 million
10. Iron and steel: $815.2 million
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Data source: Trade Map, International Trade Centre, www.intracen.org/marketanalysis