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Germany
  • Imports from Germany A$11,434 million
  • Exports to Germany A$1,929 million
  • Capital Berlin
  • Official Language German
  • Area 357,000 sq km
  • Population 80.8 million

(Last updated: 14 Nov 2014)

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Germany is a member of the European Union (EU) and is subject to EU trade regulatory requirements.

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  • ECONOMIC CLIMATE
    Germany is the largest economy in Europe and the fourth-largest economy in the world. Germany is ranked as the world's third-largest exporter. Germany has one of the most robust economies in Europe.
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  • TRADE RELATIONS
    Bilateral trade links between Australia and Germany are substantial but heavily in Germany's favour. Overall, Germany was Australia's tenth-largest merchandise trading partner in 2012-2013.
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  • POLITICAL CLIMATE
    Germany is a Federal Republic. The Federal Government, based in Berlin, consists of the Federal Chancellor and the Cabinet of Federal Ministers. Federal elections are held every four years.
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