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2019
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Exports
: $59.8B, Rnk 5 / 218

2019
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Top Product
: $6.84B, Cars

2019
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Exports
: $131B, Rnk 1 / 223

2019
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Top Product
: $20.6B, Cars

2019
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 1.58, Rnk 10 / 146

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

2019
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GDP
: $21.4T, CURRENT US$
Rnk 1 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP GROWTH
: 48.3%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 96 / 187

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 PC 
: $65,298, CURRENT US$
Rnk 8 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 38.6%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 76 / 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

United States-Germany In 2019, United States exported $59.8B to Germany. The main products that United States exported to Germany are Cars ($6.84B), Blood, antisera, vaccines, toxins and cultures ($3.58B), and Gas Turbines ($3.31B). During the last 24 years the exports of United States to Germany have increased at an annualized rate of 3.79%, from $24.5B in 1995 to $59.8B in 2019.

In 2011, United States exported services to Germany worth $18.7B, with Royalties and license fees ($7.23B), Travel ($5.63B), and Transportation ($4.4B) being the largest in terms of value.

Germany-United States In 2019, Germany exported $131B to United States . The main products that Germany exported to United States were Cars ($20.6B), Packaged Medicaments ($10.7B), and Vehicle Parts ($5.31B). During the last 24 years the exports of Germany to United States have increased at an annualized rate of 5.3%, from $37.9B in 1995 to $131B in 2019.

In 2018, Germany exported services to United States worth $47.6B, with Other business services ($14B), Transportation ($9.38B), and Computer and information services ($8.7B) being the largest in terms of value.

Comparison In 2019,  United States ranked 10 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.58), and 2 in total exports ($1.51T). That same year, Germany ranked 4 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.92), and 3 in total exports ($1.44T).

Historical Data

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Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2019, United States exported $59.8B to Germany. The main products exported from United States to Germany were Cars ($6.84B), Blood, antisera, vaccines, toxins and cultures ($3.58B), and Gas Turbines ($3.31B). During the last 24 years the exports of United States to Germany have increased at an annualized rate of 3.79%, from $24.5B in 1995 to $59.8B in 2019.

In 2019, Germany exported $131B to United States. The main products exported from Germany to United States were Cars ($20.6B), Packaged Medicaments ($10.7B), and Vehicle Parts ($5.31B). During the last 24 years the exports of Germany to United States have increased at an annualized rate of 5.3%, from $37.9B in 1995 to $131B in 2019.

United States Exports

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Germany Exports

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Market Competitiveness

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Measure

United States
Top Destination
: Canada, $252B

Germany
Top Destination
: United States, $131B

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 2019, countries that imported more from United States than Germany were Canada ($252B), Mexico ($235B), and Japan ($70.1B).

In 2019, countries that imported more from Germany than United States were France ($115B), Poland ($69.6B), and Austria ($67.5B).

Comparative Advantage United States - Germany

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

During 2019, United States had a large net trade with Germany in the exports of Machines ($16B), Chemical Products ($11.6B), and Transportation ($11B).

During 2019, Germany had a large net trade with United States in the exports of Machines ($40.7B), Transportation ($33.4B), and Chemical Products ($23.4B).

Tariff Section

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This section shows import tariffs for products traded between United States and Germany (using the HS6 product classification and the last year reported).

In 2018, the products from United States that paid the highest import tariffs to enter Germany were Tobacco: smoking, other than water pipe tobacco, whether or not containing tobacco substitutes in any proportion (350%) and Homogenized or reconstituted tobacco (350%).

In 2017, the products from Germany that paid the highest import tariffs to enter United States were Sugar beet (178%) and Whey (173%).

*The tariffs present between United States and Germany are:
136: Most Favoured Nation duty rate treatement
136: Most Favoured Nation duty rate treatement

Bilateral Service Trade

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In 2011, United States exported services to Germany worth $18.7B, with Royalties and license fees ($7.23B), Travel ($5.63B), and Transportation ($4.4B) being the largest in terms of value.

In 2018, Germany exported services to United States worth $47.6B, with Other business services ($14B), Transportation ($9.38B), and Computer and information services ($8.7B) 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 United States has comparative advantage over Germany. Similarly, the more red a dot/product is, the more Germany has comparative advantage over United States.