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What is the market opportunity in Germany?

The Federal Republic of Germany is located in the heart of Europe and is one of the world's major economies. As a long-term member of the European Union, all benefits of the EU trade agreement and the regulation for product and services, as well as the flexible labour market are granted to German inhabitants and German corporations. A stable political system, a law system caters to meet the needs of business challenges, high skilled labour pool, as well as an outstanding infrastructure and a high quality of life, are the advantages which make Germany an outstanding market for investments. 
German engineers enjoy a very good reputation internationally. Germany is a leader in the exportation industry and regularly ranked in the top three exporters worldwide.
With a population of more than 82,5 million inhabitants, Germany has the largest consumer market within the European Union. Most of the German citizens speak at least one foreign language.

What is the estimated import revenue? What are the export figures? 

From the data published by the German Federal Statistical Office, the total export revenue in 2018 was approximately € 1,317.9bn  while the import revenue for 2018 was € 1,089.8bn. 

Main export goods are cars and car parts, machinery, chemical products, data processing equipment and other electrical products, pharmaceutical products.

Main import goods are car and car parts, data processing equipment and other electrical products, machinery, chemical products and electrical equipment.
 

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What is the market opportunity in Germany?

The Federal Republic of Germany is located in the heart of Europe and is one of the world's major economies. As a long-term member of the European Union, all benefits of the EU trade agreement and the regulation for product and services, as well as the flexible labour market are granted to German inhabitants and German corporations. A stable political system, a law system caters to meet the needs of business challenges, high skilled labour pool, as well as an outstanding infrastructure and a high quality of life, are the advantages which make Germany an outstanding market for investments. 
German engineers enjoy a very good reputation internationally. Germany is a leader in the exportation industry and regularly ranked in the top three exporters worldwide.
With a population of more than 82,5 million inhabitants, Germany has the largest consumer market within the European Union. Most of the German citizens speak at least one foreign language.

What is the estimated import revenue? What are the export figures? 

From the data published by the German Federal Statistical Office, the total export revenue in 2018 was approximately € 1,317.9bn  while the import revenue for 2018 was € 1,089.8bn. 

Main export goods are cars and car parts, machinery, chemical products, data processing equipment and other electrical products, pharmaceutical products.

Main import goods are car and car parts, data processing equipment and other electrical products, machinery, chemical products and electrical equipment.
 

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