Germany is a major importer from the UK. It is by far the leading trading country in Europe in terms of volume and value. The German economy has been forecast to grow at around 1.5% each year over the next 20 years.
Germany provides a large, easy-to-reach market of thriving businesses. The vast majority of businesses in Germany are privately owned SMEs. They take a long term view of their business goals and often focus on specialist products with high value added.
These ‘Mittelstand’ companies aim for - and achieve - world class quality and service within a niche market worldwide. Many German exports include a range of imported components, so your exports to Germany could form part of Germany’s exports to the world.