Flag Germany / United Kingdom Flag

Exports Flag β†’ Flag  (2018): $93.4B, Rnk 5 / 216

Top Product Flag β†’ Flag (2018): $19.8B, Cars

Exports Flag β†’ Flag (2018): $45.5B, Rnk 2 / 217

Top Product Flag β†’ Flag (2018): $4.61B, Aircraft Parts

Economic Complexity of Flag (2018): ECI 1.9, Rnk 4 / 137

Economic Complexity of Flag (2018): ECI 1.49, Rnk 13 / 137

GDP Flag (2018): $3.95T, CURRENT US$
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GDP GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): 5.83%, CURRENT US$
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GDP Flag (2018): $2.86T, CURRENT US$
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GDP GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): -2.31%, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC Flag (2018): $47,603, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): 4.79%, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC Flag (2018): $42,944, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): -9.18%, CURRENT US$
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Germany-United Kingdom: In 2018, Germany exported $93.4B to United Kingdom. The main products exported from Germany to United Kingdom were Cars ($19.8B), Vehicle Parts ($4.28B), and Packaged Medicaments ($2.71B). During the last 23 years the exports of Germany to United Kingdom have increased at an annualized rate of 3.8%, from $39.6B in 1995 to $93.4B in 2018. In 2016, Germany exported services to United Kingdom worth $24.6B, with Other business services ($7.88B), Insurance services ($4.33B), and Computer and information services ($2.94B) being the largest in terms of value.

United Kingdom-Germany: In 2018, United Kingdom exported $45.5B to Germany. The main products exported from United Kingdom to Germany were Aircraft Parts ($4.61B), Cars ($3.19B), and Crude Petroleum ($2.57B). During the last 23 years the exports of United Kingdom to Germany have increased at an annualized rate of 2.36%, from $26.6B in 1995 to $45.5B in 2018. In 2016, United Kingdom exported services to Germany worth $3.61B, with Travel ($2.41B), Transportation ($1.08B), and Government services, n.i.e. ($109M) being the largest in terms of value.

Comparison: In 2018, Germany ranked 4 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.9), and 2 in total exports ($1.5T). That same year, United Kingdom ranked 13 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.49), and 9 in total exports ($464B). In terms of GDP Per Capita, Germany was ranked 18 with a GDP Per Capita of $47,603, and United Kingdom was ranked 22 with a GDP Per Capita of $42,944.

Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2018, Germany exported $93.4B to United Kingdom. The main products exported from Germany to United Kingdom were Cars ($19.8B), Vehicle Parts ($4.28B), and Packaged Medicaments ($2.71B). During the last 23 years the exports of Germany to United Kingdom have increased at an annualized rate of 3.8%, from $39.6B in 1995 to $93.4B in 2018.

In 2018, United Kingdom exported $45.5B to Germany. The main products exported from United Kingdom to Germany were Aircraft Parts ($4.61B), Cars ($3.19B), and Crude Petroleum ($2.57B). During the last 23 years the exports of United Kingdom to Germany have increased at an annualized rate of 2.36%, from $26.6B in 1995 to $45.5B in 2018.

Market Competitiveness

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Germany
Top Destination
: United States, $132B

United Kingdom
Top Destination
: United States, $61.9B

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

In 2018, countries that imported more from Germany than United Kingdom were France ($121B), China ($109B), and United States ($132B).

In 2018, countries that imported more from United Kingdom than Germany were Ireland ($27.4B), Hong Kong ($9.6B), and Qatar ($3.06B).

Comparative Advantage Germany - United Kingdom

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

During 2018, Germany had a large net trade with United Kingdom in the exports of Transportation ($30.5B), Machines ($21.9B), and Chemical Products ($10.2B).

During 2018, United Kingdom had a large net trade with Germany in the exports of Transportation ($9.89B), Machines ($9.67B), and Chemical Products ($7.66B).

Trade Forecasts

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This section shows a forecast for total trade between Germany and United Kingdom. The forecast is based on a long short-term memory model or LSTM constructed using yearly trade data.

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Bilateral Service Trade

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In 2016, Germany exported services to United Kingdom worth $24.6B, with Other business services ($7.88B), Insurance services ($4.33B), and Computer and information services ($2.94B) being the largest in terms of value.

In 2016, United Kingdom exported services to Germany worth $3.61B, with Travel ($2.41B), Transportation ($1.08B), and Government services, n.i.e. ($109M) 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 red.  This mean that the more blue a dot/product is, the more Germany has comparative advantage over United Kingdom. Similarly, the more red a dot/product is, the more United Kingdom has comparative advantage over Germany.