Germany's trade surplus narrowed slightly to EUR 20.8 billion in September of 2020 from EUR 21.1 billion a year earlier. Exports were down 3.8 percent year-on-year to EUR 109.8 billion and imports declined 4.3 percent to EUR 89 billion. Exports to the Euro Area went down 4.5 percent and those to the UK sank 12.4 percent. Sales to the United States, which have been hit particularly hard by the coronavirus pandemic, dropped 5.8 percent while sales to China increased 10.6 percent. Imports to the Euro Area decreased 4.4 percent and those from the UK were down 14.7 percent. In contrast, purchases rose from China (up 3 percent) and the US (3 percent). Adjusted for calendar and seasonal effects, exports were down 7.7 percent and imports 5.7 percent compared with February of 2020, the month before restrictions were imposed due to the coronavirus pandemic. source: Federal Statistical Office
Balance of Trade in Germany averaged 5506.22 EUR Million from 1950 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 25455.63 EUR Million in March of 2016 and a record low of -535.91 EUR Million in April of 1991. This page provides - Germany Balance of Trade - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Germany Balance of Trade - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2020.
Balance of Trade in Germany is expected to be 15400.00 EUR Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Balance of Trade in Germany to stand at 26700.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Germany Balance of Trade is projected to trend around 3800.00 EUR Million in 2021 and 4600.00 EUR Million in 2022, according to our econometric models.