Facts about Germany 2015 2015 - Page 76

74 | 75 BUSINESS & INNOVATION PANORAMA A VALUED TRADING PARTNER Key exports by type of goods (2014) 17.9 % Cars & automotive components 14.5 % Mechanical equipment Germany’s exports (goods) by region (2014) 9.5 % Chemical products 7.9 % ICT equipment 6.0 % Electrical equipment Eurozone 36.6 % European countries make up Germany’s main export market, accounting for 68 percent of German exports. They are followed by the USA, which absorbs 8.5 percent, and China with 6.6 percent. EU excl. the Eurozone 21.4 % Rest of Europe excl. EU 10.0 % Australia Oceania 0.8 % 1,119 billion euros 889 billion euros Total value of exported goods Value of imported goods Africa 2.0 % 50 % 25 % of goods are exported of jobs depend on exports