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2019
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Exports
: $86B, Rnk 5 / 223

2019
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Top Product
: $18.4B, Cars

2019
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Exports
: $44.3B, Rnk 2 / 221

2019
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Top Product
: $4.06B, Crude Petroleum

2019
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 1.92, Rnk 4 / 146

2019
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 1.46, Rnk 13 / 146

2019
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GDP
: $3.86T, CURRENT US$
Rnk 4 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP GROWTH
: 13.6%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 158 / 187

2019
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 GDP
: $2.83T, CURRENT US$
Rnk 6 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP GROWTH
: 17.3%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 152 / 187

2019
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GDP PC 
: $46,445, CURRENT US$
Rnk 18 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 12%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 135 / 187

2019
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GDP PC
: $42,330, CURRENT US$
Rnk 23 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 9.34%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 143 / 187

Germany-United Kingdom In 2019, Germany exported $86B to United Kingdom. The main products that Germany exported to United Kingdom are Cars ($18.4B), Vehicle Parts ($3.73B), and Packaged Medicaments ($2.46B). During the last 24 years the exports of Germany to United Kingdom have increased at an annualized rate of 3.24%, from $40B in 1995 to $86B in 2019.

In 2018, Germany exported services to United Kingdom worth $29.2B, with Other business services ($8.21B), Insurance services ($4.97B), and Financial services ($4.08B) being the largest in terms of value.

United Kingdom-Germany In 2019, United Kingdom exported $44.3B to Germany . The main products that United Kingdom exported to Germany were Crude Petroleum ($4.06B), Aircraft Parts ($3.96B), and Cars ($3.08B). During the last 24 years the exports of United Kingdom to Germany have increased at an annualized rate of 1.75%, from $29.3B in 1995 to $44.3B in 2019.

In 2018, United Kingdom exported services to Germany worth $496M, with Computer and information services ($462M) and Construction services ($34.7M) being the largest in terms of value.

Comparison In 2019,  Germany ranked 4 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.92), and 3 in total exports ($1.44T). That same year, United Kingdom ranked 13 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.46), and 10 in total exports ($446B).

Historical Data

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Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2019, Germany exported $86B to United Kingdom. The main products exported from Germany to United Kingdom were Cars ($18.4B), Vehicle Parts ($3.73B), and Packaged Medicaments ($2.46B). During the last 24 years the exports of Germany to United Kingdom have increased at an annualized rate of 3.24%, from $40B in 1995 to $86B in 2019.

In 2019, United Kingdom exported $44.3B to Germany. The main products exported from United Kingdom to Germany were Crude Petroleum ($4.06B), Aircraft Parts ($3.96B), and Cars ($3.08B). During the last 24 years the exports of United Kingdom to Germany have increased at an annualized rate of 1.75%, from $29.3B in 1995 to $44.3B in 2019.

Germany Exports

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United Kingdom Exports

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Market Competitiveness

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Measure

Germany
Top Destination
: United States, $131B

United Kingdom
Top Destination
: United States, $64.7B

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 2019, countries that imported more from Germany than United Kingdom were France ($115B), China ($107B), and United States ($131B).

In 2019, countries that imported more from United Kingdom than Germany were Ireland ($26.9B), Hong Kong ($9.94B), and Azerbaijan ($2.48B).

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 2019, Germany had a large net trade with United Kingdom in the exports of Transportation ($27.5B), Machines ($19.4B), and Chemical Products ($9.46B).

During 2019, United Kingdom had a large net trade with Germany in the exports of Machines ($9.32B), Transportation ($8.69B), and Chemical Products ($7.09B).

Bilateral Service Trade

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In 2018, Germany exported services to United Kingdom worth $29.2B, with Other business services ($8.21B), Insurance services ($4.97B), and Financial services ($4.08B) being the largest in terms of value.

In 2018, United Kingdom exported services to Germany worth $496M, with Computer and information services ($462M) and Construction services ($34.7M) 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.