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

Germany posted a 20.30 EUR billion trade surplus in February of 2016, up from 19.42 EUR billion reported a year earlier, as exports exports grew by 4.1 percent and imports rose 4.0 percent. Balance of Trade in Germany averaged 4572.10 EUR Million from 1950 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 25000 EUR Million in July of 2015 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
20300.00 13400.00 25000.00 -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 May of 2016.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-02-09 07:00 AM Dec € 18.8B €20.5B € 20.8B
2016-03-10 07:00 AM Jan €13.6B €19.0B €21.8B
2016-04-08 06:00 AM Feb €20.3B €13.4B € 21.5B
2016-05-10 06:00 AM Mar €20.3B € 21.2B
2016-06-09 06:00 AM Apr € 18.6B
2016-07-08 06:00 AM May € 20.9B

German Trade Surplus Widens in February


Germany posted a 20.30 EUR billion trade surplus in February of 2016, up from 19.42 EUR billion reported a year earlier as exports exports grew by 4.1 percent and imports rose 4.0 percent.

In February, the country exported goods to the value of 99.50 EUR billion, while imported goods to the value of 79.30 EUR billion. 

Germany dispatched goods to the value of 59.60 EUR billion (+5.5 percent year-on-year) to the Member States of the European Union, while it received goods to the value of 53.30 EUR billion (+5.9 percent) from those countries. Goods to the value of 36.80 EUR billion (+3.3 percent) were dispatched to the Euro area countries while the value of the goods received from those countries was 36.10 EUR billion (+3.7 percent). Sales to EU countries not belonging to the Euro area increased by 9.30 percent to 22.80 EUR billion while the value of the goods which arrived from those countries was 17.20 EUR billion (+10.80 percent).

Exports to countries outside the European Union amounted to 39.90 EUR billion in February 2016 (+2.0 percent), while imports from those countries totaled 26.00 EUR billion (+0.4 percent). 

On a seasonally adjusted basis, exports rose 1.3 percent while imports rose 0.4 percent. That brought the trade surplus to 19.40 EUR billion.

In January 2016, the country posted a downwardly revised 13.40 EUR billion trade surplus.

Destatis l Rida Husna | rida@tradingeconomics.com
4/8/2016 7:32:51 AM

Germany Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 20300.00 13400.00 25000.00 -535.91 EUR Million [+]
Exports 99500.00 88600.00 107492.00 226.39 EUR Million [+]
Imports 79300.00 75200.00 84514.70 346.78 EUR Million [+]
Current Account 20000.00 14300.00 26765.00 -9353.22 EUR Million [+]
External Debt 4515636.00 4584243.00 4942767.00 1929687.00 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 8.80 6.50 7.60 -1.70 percent [+]
Capital Flows 12150.03 -7863.10 38488.05 -33483.10 EUR Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 10512.54 -1633.29 141351.68 -32189.54 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 [+]
Terrorism Index 3.44 1.77 3.44 1.77 [+]
Tourist Arrivals 32999.00 31545.00 32999.00 14347.00 Thousand [+]




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