Germany Balance of Trade  1950-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The trade surplus in Germany increased 8.2 percent year-on-year to EUR 21 billion in May of 2016 as exports went up while imports recorded the third month of no growth. On a seasonally adjusted basis, exports unexpectedly dropped 1.8 percent, the sharpest fall in nine months. Balance of Trade in Germany averaged 4650.16 EUR Million from 1950 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 26152.74 EUR Million in March of 2016 and a record low of -535.91 EUR Million in April of 1991. Balance of Trade in Germany is reported by the Federal Statistical Office.

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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
21033.00 25734.00 26152.74 -535.91 1950 - 2016 EUR Million Monthly
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Germany runs regular trade surpluses since 1952, primarily due to strong exports of vehicles and other machinery. In 2015 main trading partners were the US, France and the Netherlands; and the biggest trade surpluses were recorded with the US, the UK, France, Austria and UAE. Germany records trade deficits with China, the Netherlands, Norway, Russia and Vietnam. This page provides - Germany Balance of Trade - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Germany Balance of Trade - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2016.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-05-10 06:00 AM Mar € 26.0B €20.2B € 21.2B
2016-06-09 06:00 AM Apr € 25.6B € 26.2B €20.1B
2016-07-08 06:00 AM May €21B € 25.7B € 20.9B
2016-08-09 06:00 AM Jun €21B € 20.8B
2016-09-09 06:00 AM Jul € 20.7B
2016-10-10 06:00 AM Aug € 20.6B

Germany Trade Surplus Widens for 4th Month


The trade surplus in Germany increased 8.2 percent year-on-year to EUR 21 billion in May of 2016 as exports went up while imports recorded the third month of no growth. On a seasonally adjusted basis, exports unexpectedly dropped 1.8 percent, the sharpest fall in nine months.

Year-on-year, exports increased 1.6 percent to EUR 97.2 billion, following a 3.9 percent rise in April. Sales from the European Union went up 2.1 percent: those to the Euro Area rose 1.5 percent and to non-Eurozone countries jumped 3.1 percent. Sales to countries outside the EU increased 0.9 percent.
 
Imports edged down 0.1 percent to EUR 76.2 billion after being flat in April and falling 4.3 percent in March. Imports from the Eurozone decreased 0.8 percent while those from other EU countries increased 2.4 percent. Purchases from countries outside the EU declined 0.7 percent.
 
Considering the first five months of the year, exports increased 1.5 percent and imports rose 1.7 percent, bringing the trade surplus to €106.2 billion.
 
On a seasonally adjusted basis, exports plunged 1.8 percent, the biggest fall since August last year and imports ededg up 0.1 percent, thus narrowing the trade surplus to EUR 22.2 billion.

Destatis | Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
7/8/2016 7:44:20 AM

Germany Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 21033.00 25734.00 26152.74 -535.91 EUR Million [+]
Exports 97229.00 104344.00 107492.03 226.39 EUR Million [+]
Imports 76196.00 78610.30 84515.35 346.78 EUR Million [+]
Current Account 17500.00 28782.20 29893.50 -9353.22 EUR Million [+]
External Debt 4678255.00 4515636.00 4942767.00 1929687.00 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 8.80 6.50 7.60 -1.70 percent [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 5691.63 5760.70 141351.68 -32189.54 EUR Million [+]
Capital Flows 4401.84 43933.72 43933.72 -28680.00 EUR Million [+]
Gold Reserves 3380.98 3380.98 3468.60 3380.98 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 44.00 44.00 55.00 35.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Weapons Sales 2049.00 1785.00 3244.00 12.00 USD Million [+]
Terrorism Index 3.44 1.77 3.44 1.77 [+]
Tourist Arrivals 34970.00 33005.00 34970.00 14347.00 Thousand [+]




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