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2021
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Exports
: $134B, Rnk 5 / 209

2021
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Top Product
: $14.6B, Computers

2021
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Exports
: $121B, Rnk 2 / 221

2021
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Top Product
: $19.5B, Cars

2021
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 1.07, Rnk 25 / 131

2021
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 1.81, Rnk 5 / 131

2021
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GDP
: $17.7T, CURRENT US$
Rnk 2 / 182

2011-2021
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GDP GROWTH
: 135%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 6 / 182

2021
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 GDP
: $4.22T, CURRENT US$
Rnk 4 / 182

2011-2021
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GDP GROWTH
: 12.6%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 119 / 182

2021
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GDP PC 
: $12,556, CURRENT US$
Rnk 58 / 182

2011-2021
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 124%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 4 / 182

2021
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GDP PC
: $50,802, CURRENT US$
Rnk 19 / 182

2011-2021
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 8.77%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 108 / 182

China-Germany In 2021, China exported $134B to Germany. The main products that China exported to Germany are Computers ($14.6B), Office Machine Parts ($4.44B), and Broadcasting Equipment ($4.21B). During the last 26 years the exports of China to Germany have increased at an annualized rate of 11%, from $8.92B in 1995 to $134B in 2021.

In 2021, China did not export any services to Germany.

Germany-China In 2021, Germany exported $121B to China. The main products that Germany exported to China were Cars ($19.5B), Motor vehicles; parts and accessories (8701 to 8705) ($11.5B), and Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft ($3.73B). During the last 26 years the exports of Germany to China have increased at an annualized rate of 11.8%, from $6.58B in 1995 to $121B in 2021.

In 2020, Germany exported services to China worth $14.9B, with Royalties and license fees ($6.09B), Other business services ($5.48B), and Transportation ($3.08B) being the largest in terms of value.

Comparison In 2021,  China ranked 25 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.07), and 1 in total exports ($3.34T). That same year, Germany ranked 5 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.81), and 3 in total exports ($1.56T).

Historical Data

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Bilateral Trade by Products

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Value

In 2021, China exported $134B to Germany. The main products exported from China to Germany were Computers ($14.6B), Office Machine Parts ($4.44B), and Broadcasting Equipment ($4.21B). During the last 26 years the exports of China to Germany have increased at an annualized rate of 11%, from $8.92B in 1995 to $134B in 2021.

In 2021, Germany exported $121B to China. The main products exported from Germany to China were Cars ($19.5B), Motor vehicles; parts and accessories (8701 to 8705) ($11.5B), and Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft ($3.73B). During the last 26 years the exports of Germany to China have increased at an annualized rate of 11.8%, from $6.58B in 1995 to $121B in 2021.

Market Competitiveness

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China
Top Destination
: United States, $530B

Germany
Top Destination
: United States, $135B

This map shows whether countries import more from China or Germany. Each country is colored based on the difference in imports they receive from China and Germany or the difference in the growth in imports.

In 2021, countries that imported more from China than Germany were United States ($530B), Hong Kong ($323B), and Japan ($168B).

In 2021, countries that imported more from Germany than China were Austria ($81.7B), France ($119B), and Switzerland ($70B).

Comparative Advantage China - Germany

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This chart compares trade between China and Germany by product, considering products traded by both, China and Germany.

During 2021, China had a large net trade with Germany in the exports of Machines ($65.7B), Miscellaneous ($11.7B), and Textiles ($11.4B).

During 2021, Germany had a large net trade with China in the exports of Machines ($43.6B), Transportation ($36.4B), and Chemical Products ($12.3B).

Bilateral Service Trade

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In 2020, Germany exported services to China worth $14.9B, with Royalties and license fees ($6.09B), Other business services ($5.48B), and Transportation ($3.08B) being the largest in terms of value.

Service trade data is presented based on availability.

Economic Complexity

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Competitive Landscape

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This visualization show the product space at the HS4 level colored from blue to yellow.  This mean that the more blue a dot/product is, the more China has comparative advantage over Germany. Similarly, the more yellow a dot/product is, the more Germany has comparative advantage over China.