Economy of Germany

Imports
Imports commoditiesmachinery, data processing equipment, vehicles, chemicals, oil and gas, metals, electric equipment, pharmaceuticals, foodstuffs, agricultural products
Import partnersNetherlands 14.1%, France 7.5%, China 6.7%, Belgium 6.4%, Italy 5.5%, UK 4.9%, Austria 4.4%, Russia 4.4%, Czech Republic 4.1% (2012)
Exports
Exports commoditiesmotor vehicles, machinery, chemicals, computer and electronic products, electrical equipment, pharmaceuticals, metals, transport equipment, foodstuffs, textiles, rubber and plastic products
Export partnersFrance 10.1%, UK 7.1%, Netherlands 6.9%, US 6.3%, Austria 5.6%, Italy 5.4%, China 5.1%, Switzerland 4.7%, Belgium 4.3%, Poland 4.1% (2012)
Economy sectors
Agriculture productspotatoes, wheat, barley, sugar beets, fruit, cabbages; cattle, pigs, poultry
Industrial productsamong the world's largest and most technologically advanced producers of iron, steel, coal, cement, chemicals, machinery, vehicles, machine tools, electronics, food and beverages, shipbuilding, textiles
Economy
Unemployment Rate (not seasonally adjusted)5.00 % (2013-11)5.10 % (2013-10)5.10 % (2013-09)5.00 % (2013-08)5.30 % (2013-07)5.40 % (2013-06)
Unemployment Rate (not seasonally adjusted) of Germany
Unemployment Rate (seasonally adjusted)5.10 % (2014-05)5.10 % (2014-04)5.20 % (2014-03)5.20 % (2014-02)5.20 % (2014-01)5.20 % (2013-12)5.20 % (2013-11)5.20 % (2013-10)5.30 % (2013-09)5.30 % (2013-08)5.30 % (2013-07)5.30 % (2013-06)
Unemployment Rate (seasonally adjusted) of Germany
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold249 Billion $ (2012)239 Billion $ (2011)217 Billion $ (2010)
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold of Germany
Harmonized Indices of Consumer Prices0.60 Percentage change m/m-12 (2014-05)1.10 Percentage change m/m-12 (2014-04)0.90 Percentage change m/m-12 (2014-03)1.00 Percentage change m/m-12 (2014-02)1.20 Percentage change m/m-12 (2014-01)1.20 Percentage change m/m-12 (2013-12)1.60 Percentage change m/m-12 (2013-11)1.20 Percentage change m/m-12 (2013-10)1.60 Percentage change m/m-12 (2013-09)1.60 Percentage change m/m-12 (2013-08)1.90 Percentage change m/m-12 (2013-07)
Harmonized Indices of Consumer Prices of Germany
Inflation1.60 % (2013)2.10 % (2012)2.50 % (2011)
Inflation of Germany
Unemployment5.30 % (2013)5.50 % (2012)7.10 % (2011)
Unemployment of Germany
GDP - Official Exchange Rate3.59 Trillion $ (2013)3.38 Trillion $ (2012)3.63 Trillion $ (2011)
GDP - Official Exchange Rate of Germany
GDP growth rate0.50 % (2013)0.90 % (2012)3.00 % (2011)
GDP growth rate of Germany
GDP per Capita (PPP)39,500 $ (2013)38,700 $ (2012)38,700 $ (2011)
GDP per Capita (PPP) of Germany
GDP - Purchasing Power Parity3.23 Trillion $ (2013)3.17 Trillion $ (2012)3.10 Trillion $ (2011)
GDP - Purchasing Power Parity of Germany
GDP PPP per land area9.04 Million $ per square kilometer (2013)8.87 Million $ per square kilometer (2012)8.69 Million $ per square kilometer (2011)
GDP PPP per land area of Germany
ElectricityBanking
Central bank discount rate0.75 % (2013)1.50 % (2012)1.75 % (2010)
Central bank discount rate of Germany
Commercial bank prime lending rate2.80 % (2013)3.07 % (2012)3.94 % (2011)
Commercial bank prime lending rate of Germany
GDP decomposition by sector
Agriculture % of GDP0.80 % (2013)0.80 % (2012)
Industry % of GDP30.1 % (2013)30.5 % (2012)
Services % of GDP68.6 % (2012)
Tourism
International tourism, number of arrivals30.4 Million (2012)28.4 Million (2011)26.9 Million (2010)
International tourism, number of arrivals of Germany
International tourism, number of departures72.3 Million (2009)73.0 Million (2008)70.4 Million (2007)
International tourism, number of departures of Germany
Yearly Tourist arrivals to residents ratio37.4 % (2012)34.8 % (2011)32.9 % (2010)
Yearly Tourist arrivals to residents ratio of Germany
Debt, Current Account Balance and Budget Deficit
Public debt (Percentage of GDP)79.9 % of GDP (2013)81.0 % of GDP (2012)80.6 % of GDP (2011)
Public debt (Percentage of GDP) of Germany
Current Account Balance (Percentage of GDP)7.03 % of GDP (2012)6.16 % of GDP (2011)6.29 % of GDP (2010)
Current Account Balance (Percentage of GDP) of Germany
Current Account Balance (Total)257 Billion $ (2013)239 Billion $ (2012)204 Billion $ (2011)
Current Account Balance (Total) of Germany
External Debt (Total)5.72 Trillion $ (2012)5.62 Trillion $ (2011)4.71 Trillion $ (2010)
External Debt (Total) of Germany
External Debt (Percentage of GDP)169 % of GDP (2012)155 % of GDP (2011)142 % of GDP (2010)
External Debt (Percentage of GDP) of Germany
External Debt per Capita70,315 $ (2012)69,030 $ (2011)57,632 $ (2010)
External Debt per Capita of Germany