Overview In April 2022 Germany exported €122B and imported €122B, resulting in a negative trade balance of €317M. Between April 2021 and April 2022 the exports of Germany have increased by €10.5B (9.5%) from €111B to €122B, while imports increased by €24.8B (25.5%) from €97.1B to €122B.
Trade In April 2022, the top exports of Germany were Motor cars and motor caravans (€10.2B), Pharmaceutical products (€9.47B), Chassis, bodies, engines etc. for motor... (€6.51B), Machinery for electricity production, distribution (€5.72B), and Other machinery (€4.3B). In April 2022 the top imports of Germany were Petroleum oil and petroleum gases (€10.5B), Other prefabricated chemicals (€6.75B), Pharmaceutical products (€5.76B), Estimations for non-response (€5.55B), and Machinery for electricity production, distribution (€5.15B).
Origins In April 2022 the exports of Germany were mainly from Baden-Württemberg (€20.6B), North Rhine-Westphalia (€18.9B), Bavaria (€16B), Lower Saxony (€7.24B), and Hesse (€6B), while imports destinations were mainly North Rhine-Westphalia (€26.2B), Baden-Württemberg (€23.9B), Bavaria (€20B), Lower Saxony (€12.9B), and Hesse (€10.1B).
Destinations In April 2022, Germany exported mostly to United States (€11.9B), France (€9.25B), Netherlands (€8.98B), Austria (€7.21B), and Poland (€7.11B), and imported mostly from Netherlands (€10.1B), United States (€6.8B), Poland (€6.09B), Italy (€5.84B), and France (€5.6B).
Growth In April 2022, the increase in Germany's year-by-year exports was explained primarily by an increase in exports to China (€223M or 3.06%), Spain (€81.6M or 3.04%), and Algeria (€39.9M or 43.5%), and product exports increase in Pharmaceutical products (€483M or 7.37%), Office and automatic data processing machines (€224M or 12.2%), and Other semi-finished products (€173M or 15.7%). In April 2022, the increase in Germany's year-by-year imports was explained primarily by an increase in imports from Poland (€191M or 3.93%), South Africa (€164M or 20.8%), and Italy (€95.6M or 2.21%), and product imports increase in Other semi-finished products (€500M or 45.1%), Office and automatic data processing machines (€288M or 8.89%), and Machinery for electricity production, distribution (€278M or 7.19%).