Berlin exports rose by 0.6% in 2019 compared with the previous year. Companies from Berlin exported goods at a value of €14.72 billion in 202 countries. Accounting for 11% of total Berlin exports, the United States remain the most important target market for products from the German capital, followed by China, France, Poland and Switzerland. 41.8% of all Berlin exports went to the EU. Berlin's exports to the Euro zone decreased by 1.6%, but increased by 3% to all EU countries (excluding Great Britain).
The top exports from Berlin include pharmaceutical products with a share of 14% (€2.1 billion), devices for generating electricity (€1.2 billion), other vehicles (€1.2 billion), medical equipment (€920 million), and machinery (€864 million). In 2019 Berlin recorded an increase in imports, with a volume of 15 billion euros.