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2020
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Exports
: $39.9B, Rnk 2 / 221

2020
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Top Product
: $3.02B, Aircraft Parts

2020
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Exports
: $74.4B, Rnk 5 / 220

2020
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Top Product
: $13.3B, Cars

2020
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 1.42, Rnk 13 / 127

2020
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 1.88, Rnk 4 / 127

2020
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GDP
: $2.76T, CURRENT US$
Rnk 5 / 195

2010-2020
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GDP GROWTH
: 10.8%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 136 / 195

2020
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 GDP
: $3.85T, CURRENT US$
Rnk 4 / 195

2010-2020
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GDP GROWTH
: 13.3%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 133 / 195

2020
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GDP PC 
: $41,059, CURRENT US$
Rnk 24 / 195

2010-2020
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 3.45%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 124 / 195

2020
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GDP PC
: $46,208, CURRENT US$
Rnk 19 / 195

2010-2020
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 11.3%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 107 / 195

United Kingdom-Germany In 2020, United Kingdom exported $39.9B to Germany. The main products that United Kingdom exported to Germany are Aircraft Parts ($3.02B), Crude Petroleum ($2.53B), and Packaged Medicaments ($2.42B). During the last 25 years the exports of United Kingdom to Germany have increased at an annualized rate of 1.27%, from $29.1B in 1995 to $39.9B in 2020.

In 2019, United Kingdom exported services to Germany worth $19.3B, with Other business services ($7.85B), Financial services ($3.62B), and Travel ($2.9B) being the largest in terms of value.

Germany-United Kingdom In 2020, Germany exported $74.4B to United Kingdom. The main products that Germany exported to United Kingdom were Cars ($13.3B), Motor vehicles; parts and accessories (8701 to 8705) ($2.88B), and Packaged Medicaments ($2.53B). During the last 25 years the exports of Germany to United Kingdom have increased at an annualized rate of 2.55%, from $39.6B in 1995 to $74.4B in 2020.

In 2020, Germany exported services to United Kingdom worth $25.1B, with Other business services ($7.51B), Financial services ($6.04B), and Computer and information services ($3.74B) being the largest in terms of value.

Comparison In 2020,  United Kingdom ranked 13 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.42), and 11 in total exports ($371B). That same year, Germany ranked 4 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.88), and 3 in total exports ($1.33T).

Historical Data

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Bilateral Trade by Products

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Depth
Value

In 2020, United Kingdom exported $39.9B to Germany. The main products exported from United Kingdom to Germany were Aircraft Parts ($3.02B), Crude Petroleum ($2.53B), and Packaged Medicaments ($2.42B). During the last 25 years the exports of United Kingdom to Germany have increased at an annualized rate of 1.27%, from $29.1B in 1995 to $39.9B in 2020.

In 2020, Germany exported $74.4B to United Kingdom. The main products exported from Germany to United Kingdom were Cars ($13.3B), Motor vehicles; parts and accessories (8701 to 8705) ($2.88B), and Packaged Medicaments ($2.53B). During the last 25 years the exports of Germany to United Kingdom have increased at an annualized rate of 2.55%, from $39.6B in 1995 to $74.4B in 2020.

Market Competitiveness

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Measure

United Kingdom
Top Destination
: United States, $51.7B

Germany
Top Destination
: United States, $116B

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

In 2019, countries that imported more from United Kingdom than Germany were Ireland ($26.8B), Hong Kong ($8.93B), and Gibraltar ($729M).

In 2019, countries that imported more from Germany than United Kingdom were China ($106B), France ($101B), and United States ($116B).

Comparative Advantage United Kingdom - Germany

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Flow

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

During 2020, United Kingdom had a large net trade with Germany in the exports of Machines ($7.95B), Chemical Products ($7.4B), and Transportation ($6.46B).

During 2020, Germany had a large net trade with United Kingdom in the exports of Transportation ($21.2B), Machines ($16.5B), and Chemical Products ($8.78B).

Bilateral Service Trade

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In 2019, United Kingdom exported services to Germany worth $19.3B, with Other business services ($7.85B), Financial services ($3.62B), and Travel ($2.9B) being the largest in terms of value.

In 2020, Germany exported services to United Kingdom worth $25.1B, with Other business services ($7.51B), Financial services ($6.04B), and Computer and information services ($3.74B) 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 United Kingdom has comparative advantage over Germany. Similarly, the more yellow a dot/product is, the more Germany has comparative advantage over United Kingdom.