Top German Exports to the World
Germany shipped US$1.445 trillion worth of goods around the globe in 2017, down by -0.4% since 2013 but up by 7.8% from 2016 to 2017.
Top 10 German Exports to the US

Germany's exports to America amounted to
$125.9 billion or 8.7% of its overall exports.

  1. Vehicles: $30.4 billion
  2. Machinery: $25.4 billion
  3. Pharmaceuticals: $14.6 billion
  4. Electronic equipment: $10.9 billion
  5. Medical, technical equipment: $10.2 billion
  6. Aircraft, spacecraft: $4.8 billion
  7. Plastics: $3.1 billion
  8. Organic chemicals: $2.5 billion
  9. Iron or steel products: $1.9 billion
10. Other chemical goods: $1.5 billion
Top 10 German Exports to France

Germany's exports to France amounted to
$118.6 billion or 8.2% of its overall exports.

  1. Vehicles: $18.5 billion
  2. Machinery: $17 billion
  3. Aircraft, spacecraft: $14.1 billion
  4. Electronic equipment: $9.4 billion
  5. Plastics: $5.6 billion
  6. Medical, technical equipment: $4.3 billion
  7. Pharmaceuticals: $4.1 billion
  8. Iron or steel products: $2.7 billion
  9. Iron and steel: $2.6 billion
10. Paper: $2.3 billion
Top 10 German Exports to China

Germany's exports to China amounted to
$97.6 billion or 6.8% of its overall exports.

  1. Vehicles: $23.8 billion
  2. Machinery: $20.9 billion
  3. Electronic equipment: $15 billion
  4. Medical, technical equipment: $8.1 billion
  5. Aircraft, spacecraft: $5 billion
  6. Pharmaceuticals: $3 billion
  7. Plastics: $2.8 billion
  8. Iron or steel products: $1.8 billion
  9. Organic chemicals: $1.2 billion
10. Other chemical goods: $1.2 billion
Top 10 German Exports to the UK

Germany's exports to United Kingdom amounted to $94.7 billion or 6.6% of its overall exports.

  1. Vehicles: $28.2 billion
  2. Machinery: $13.7 billion
  3. Electronic equipment: $6.8 billion
  4. Pharmaceuticals: $5.8 billion
  5. Plastics: $3.6 billion
  6. Medical, technical equipment: $3.4 billion
  7. Aircraft, spacecraft: $1.9 billion
  8. Gems, precious metals: $1.8 billion
  9. Aluminum: $1.8 billion
10. Iron or steel products: $1.5 billion
Top 10 German Exports to the Netherlands

Germany's exports to Netherlands amounted to
$91.4 billion or 6.3% of its overall exports.

  1. Machinery: $10.9 billion
  2. Pharmaceuticals: $10.1 billion
  3. Electronic equipment: $8.1 billion
  4. Vehicles: $7.9 billion
  5. Medical, technical equipment: $4.6 billion
  6. Plastics: $4.2 billion
  7. Mineral fuels including oil: $3.4 billion
  8. Iron and steel: $2.5 billion
  9. Organic chemicals: $2.4 billion
10. Iron or steel products: $2.1 billion
Top 10 German Exports to Italy

Germany's exports to Italy amounted to
$73.9 billion or 5.1% of its overall exports.

  1. Vehicles: $13.9 billion
  2. Machinery: $11.2 billion
  3. Electronic equipment: $6.9 billion
  4. Plastics: $4.9 billion
  5. Medical, technical equipment: $3.5 billion
  6. Pharmaceuticals: $3.2 billion
  7. Iron and steel: $2.5 billion
  8. Dairy, eggs, honey: $1.6 billion
  9. Organic chemicals: $1.5 billion
10. Other chemical goods: $1.4 billion
Top 10 German Exports to Austria

Germany's exports to Austria amounted to
$70.3 billion or 4.9% of its overall exports.

  1. Machinery: $11 billion
  2. Vehicles: $8.6 billion
  3. Electronic equipment: $6.8 billion
  4. Mineral fuels including oil: $3.7 billion
  5. Plastics: $3.4 billion
  6. Iron or steel products: $2.2 billion
  7. Pharmaceuticals: $2.1 billion
  8. Medical, technical equipment: $2 billion
  9. Furniture, lighting, signs: $1.7 billion
10. Aluminum: $1.6 billion
Top 10 German Exports to Poland

Germany's exports to Poland amounted to
$67.3 billion or 4.7% of its overall exports.

  1. Machinery: $10.3 billion
  2. Vehicles: $7.9 billion
  3. Electronic equipment: $7.1 billion
  4. Plastics: $4.8 billion
  5. Iron and steel: $2.2 billion
  6. Paper: $2 billion
  7. Medical, technical equipment: $1.9 billion
  8. Mineral fuels including oil: $1.8 billion
  9. Iron or steel products: $1.8 billion
10. Other chemical goods: $1.7 billion
Top 10 German Exports to Switzerland

Germany's exports to Switzerland amounted to
$61.4 billion or 4.3% of its overall exports.

  1. Pharmaceuticals: $8.8 billion
  2. Machinery: $6.9 billion
  3. Vehicles: $5.8 billion
  4. Electronic equipment: $4.3 billion
  5. Mineral fuels including oil: $3.3 billion
  6. Plastics: $2.6 billion
  7. Medical, technical equipment: $2.5 billion
  8. Gems, precious metals: $2.4 billion
  9. Furniture, lighting, signs: $1.7 billion
10. Clothing (not knit or crochet): $1.7 billion
Top 10 German Exports to Belgium

Germany's exports to Belgium amounted to
$49.8 billion or 3.4% of its overall exports.

  1. Vehicles: $8.9 billion
  2. Machinery: $6.3 billion
  3. Plastics: $3.2 billion
  4. Electronic equipment: $3.1 billion
  5. Organic chemicals: $2.6 billion
  6. Pharmaceuticals: $2.5 billion
  7. Iron and steel: $2 billion
  8. Medical, technical equipment: $1.5 billion
  9. Paper: $1.2 billion
10. Other chemical goods: $1.1 billion
Top 10 German Exports to Spain

Germany's exports to Spain amounted to
$48.6 billion or 3.4% of its overall exports.

  1. Vehicles: $10.9 billion
  2. Machinery: $8.6 billion
  3. Electronic equipment: $4.9 billion
  4. Plastics: $2.3 billion
  5. Medical, technical equipment: $2.2 billion
  6. Pharmaceuticals: $2.1 billion
  7. Organic chemicals: $1.1 billion
  8. Other chemical goods: $981.1 million
  9. Iron and steel: $940.8 million
10. Iron or steel products: $819.2 million
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Data source: Trade Map, International Trade Centre, www.intracen.org/marketanalysis