Flag France / Germany Flag

Exports FlagFlag  (2018): $78.5B, Rnk 1 / 214

Top Product FlagFlag (2018): $5.2B, Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft

Exports FlagFlag (2018): $121B, Rnk 2 / 216

Top Product FlagFlag (2018): $10.6B, Cars

Economic Complexity of Flag (2018): ECI 1.42, Rnk 15 / 137

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

GDP Flag (2018): $2.78T, CURRENT US$
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GDP GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): -4.83%, CURRENT US$
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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 PC Flag (2018): $41,464, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): -8.54%, 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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France-Germany: In 2018, France exported $78.5B to Germany. The main products exported from France to Germany were Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft ($5.2B), Cars ($4.36B), and Vehicle Parts ($3.89B). During the last 23 years the exports of France to Germany have increased at an annualized rate of 2.27%, from $46.8B in 1995 to $78.5B in 2018. In 2016, France exported services to Germany worth $22.6B, with Other business services ($8.81B), Travel ($6.21B), and Transportation ($4.78B) being the largest in terms of value.

Germany-France: In 2018, Germany exported $121B to France. The main products exported from Germany to France were Cars ($10.6B), Aircraft Parts ($6.3B), and Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft ($5.36B). During the last 23 years the exports of Germany to France have increased at an annualized rate of 3.53%, from $54.3B in 1995 to $121B in 2018. In 2016, Germany exported services to France worth $15.7B, with Other business services ($5.01B), Travel ($2.97B), and Transportation ($2.53B) being the largest in terms of value.

Comparison: In 2018, France ranked 15 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.42), and 6 in total exports ($563B). That same year, Germany ranked 4 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.9), and 2 in total exports ($1.5T). In terms of GDP Per Capita, France was ranked 26 with a GDP Per Capita of $41,464, and Germany was ranked 18 with a GDP Per Capita of $47,603.

Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2018, France exported $78.5B to Germany. The main products exported from France to Germany were Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft ($5.2B), Cars ($4.36B), and Vehicle Parts ($3.89B). During the last 23 years the exports of France to Germany have increased at an annualized rate of 2.27%, from $46.8B in 1995 to $78.5B in 2018.

In 2018, Germany exported $121B to France. The main products exported from Germany to France were Cars ($10.6B), Aircraft Parts ($6.3B), and Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft ($5.36B). During the last 23 years the exports of Germany to France have increased at an annualized rate of 3.53%, from $54.3B in 1995 to $121B in 2018.

Market Competitiveness

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France
Top Destination
: Germany, $78.5B

Germany
Top Destination
: United States, $132B

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

In 2018, countries that imported more from France than Germany were Algeria ($6.04B), Morocco ($5.05B), and Qatar ($3.61B).

In 2018, countries that imported more from Germany than France were United States ($132B), China ($109B), and Netherlands ($93.6B).

Comparative Advantage France - Germany

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

During 2018, France had a large net trade with Germany in the exports of Transportation ($19B), Machines ($17.4B), and Chemical Products ($10.7B).

During 2018, Germany had a large net trade with France in the exports of Transportation ($30.7B), Machines ($27.4B), and Chemical Products ($13.6B).

Trade Forecasts

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This section shows a forecast for total trade between France and Germany. 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, France exported services to Germany worth $22.6B, with Other business services ($8.81B), Travel ($6.21B), and Transportation ($4.78B) being the largest in terms of value.

In 2016, Germany exported services to France worth $15.7B, with Other business services ($5.01B), Travel ($2.97B), and Transportation ($2.53B) 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 France has comparative advantage over Germany. Similarly, the more red a dot/product is, the more Germany has comparative advantage over France.