Overview In July 2021 Germany exported €8.36B and imported €10.9B from China, resulting in a negative trade balance of €2.59B. Between July 2020 and July 2021 the exports of Germany have decreased by €-351M (-4.03%) from €8.71B to €8.36B, while imports increased by €609M (5.89%) from €10.3B to €10.9B.
Trade In July 2021, the top exports of Germany to China were Chassis, bodies, engines etc. for motor... (€982M), Motor cars and motor caravans (€891M), Machinery for electricity production, distribution (€799M), Measuring and automatical control instruments (€508M), and Other machinery (€497M). In July 2021 the top imports of Germany from China were Office and automatic data processing machines (€1.73B), Telecommunication devices and apparatus (€947M), Machinery for electricity production, distribution (€940M), Electronic devices (€542M), and Other electric machinery, apparatus and appliances (€491M).
Origins In July 2021 the exports of Germany were mainly from Bavaria (€1.49B), Baden-Württemberg (€1.45B), North Rhine-Westphalia (€982M), Saxony (€650M), and Hamburg (€411M), while imports destinations were mainly North Rhine-Westphalia (€2.71B), Bavaria (€1.89B), Baden-Württemberg (€1.42B), Hesse (€1.02B), and Hamburg (€808M).
Growth In July 2021, the decrease in Germany's year-by-year exports to China was explained primarily by an decrease in product exports in Motor cars and motor caravans (€-777M or -46.6%), Meat and meat products (€-92.8M or -99.8%), and Lorries and special purpose motor vehicles (€-73.5M or -83.7%). In July 2021, the increase in Germany's year-by-year imports from China was explained primarily by an increase in product imports in Office and automatic data processing machines (€307M or 21.5%), Machinery for electricity production, distribution (€280M or 42.4%), and Electronic devices (€168M or 45%).