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About

United States-Germany In 2021, United States exported $64.2B to Germany. The main products that United States exported to Germany are Cars ($6.64B), Vaccines, blood, antisera, toxins and cultures ($4.44B), and Gas Turbines ($2.65B). During the last 26 years the exports of United States to Germany have increased at an annualized rate of 3.85%, from $24B in 1995 to $64.2B in 2021.

In 2017, United States exported services to Germany worth $35.5B, with Other business services ($9.11B), Travel ($5.88B), and Financial services ($5.73B) being the largest in terms of value.

Germany-United States In 2021, Germany exported $135B to United States. The main products that Germany exported to United States were Cars ($13.1B), Packaged Medicaments ($11.8B), and Vaccines, blood, antisera, toxins and cultures ($8.28B). During the last 26 years the exports of Germany to United States have increased at an annualized rate of 5.04%, from $37.7B in 1995 to $135B in 2021.

In 2020, Germany exported services to United States worth $8.03B, with Insurance services ($4.15B), Government services, n.i.e. ($1.6B), and Financial services ($1.4B) being the largest in terms of value.

Comparison In 2021,  United States ranked 10 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.46), and 2 in total exports ($1.63T). That same year, Germany ranked 5 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.81), and 3 in total exports ($1.56T).

Historical Data

Bilateral Trade by Products

Depth
Value

In 2021, United States exported $64.2B to Germany. The main products exported from United States to Germany were Cars ($6.64B), Vaccines, blood, antisera, toxins and cultures ($4.44B), and Gas Turbines ($2.65B). During the last 26 years the exports of United States to Germany have increased at an annualized rate of 3.85%, from $24B in 1995 to $64.2B in 2021.

In 2021, Germany exported $135B to United States. The main products exported from Germany to United States were Cars ($13.1B), Packaged Medicaments ($11.8B), and Vaccines, blood, antisera, toxins and cultures ($8.28B). During the last 26 years the exports of Germany to United States have increased at an annualized rate of 5.04%, from $37.7B in 1995 to $135B in 2021.

Exports from United States (Flag) to Germany (Flag) (2021)

Exports from Germany (Flag) to United States (Flag) (2021)

Market Competitiveness

Color
United States
Top Destination
Canada$259B
Germany
Top Destination
United States$135B

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

In 2021, countries that imported more from United States than Germany were Canada ($259B), Mexico ($247B), and Japan ($71.8B).

In 2021, countries that imported more from Germany than United States were France ($119B), Austria ($81.7B), and Poland ($84.2B).

Difference in imports from Germany (Flag) and United States (Flag) (2021)

Comparative Advantage United States - Germany

Flow
Scale

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

During 2021, United States had a large net trade with Germany in the exports of Machines ($14.8B), Chemical Products ($13.5B), and Transportation ($10.6B).

During 2021, Germany had a large net trade with United States in the exports of Machines ($41.4B), Chemical Products ($29.4B), and Transportation ($25.2B).

Service Trade

Bilateral Service Trade

In 2017, United States exported services to Germany worth $35.5B, with Other business services ($9.11B), Travel ($5.88B), and Financial services ($5.73B) being the largest in terms of value.

In 2020, Germany exported services to United States worth $8.03B, with Insurance services ($4.15B), Government services, n.i.e. ($1.6B), and Financial services ($1.4B) being the largest in terms of value.

Service trade data is presented based on availability.

Services Exports from United States (Flag) to Germany (Flag) (2017)

Services Exports from Germany (Flag) to United States (Flag) (2020)

Economic Complexity

Competitive Landscape

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 States has comparative advantage over Germany. Similarly, the more yellow a dot/product is, the more Germany has comparative advantage over United States.

Product Space of United States (Flag) and Germany (Flag) (2021)

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