Berlin exports fell by -5.2% in 2020 due to corona. (Germany -9.3 %)
Companies from Berlin exported goods at a value of €14.4 billion in 202 countries. Accounting for 9.9 % of total Berlin exports, the United States remain the most important target market for products from the German capital, followed by France, China, Poland and Great Britain. 44 % of all Berlin exports went to the EU (excluding Great Britain).
Due to the crisis, Berlin's exports to the Euro zone decreased by -8.2%. Exports to all EU countries (excluding Great Britain) also decreased by -3.3%. By contrast, exports to Great Britain rose sharply by +18.3%.
With an increase in exports of +12.6%, France came second in the ranking of the most important export countries, previously held by China since 2017.
The top exports from Berlin include pharmaceutical products with a share of just under 20% (€ 2.8 billion), other vehicles (€ 1.2 billion), equipment for electricity generation (€ 1.1 billion), medical equipment (€ 832 million) and machinery (€ 751 million).
Berlin's imports in 2020 remained just at the previous year's level of over 15 billion euros.