Trade partner Germany
In Europe, Germany is China’s largest trade partner. In the rank of the worldwide trade partners of China Germany is listed No. 5. For Germany China is the largest supplying country.
Mainly electrical goods, toys, textiles, clothing as well as machinery and equipment are imported. Since German Companies import more goods from China then there are being exported to China, there is a deficite in the bilateral trade since 1989 as seen from the German perspective. However, this deficite has decreased in tendency since 2008 (-26,8 bn). In 2011 the deficite calculated 14,4 bn. Euro. Source: www.auswaertiges-amt.de.