The Bundesbank's most recently published revised figures show the bilateral British-German trade to be the seventh largest of all German bilateral trade relationships (fifth largest before the coronavirus pandemic). The total bilateral trade including goods and services in 2019 was € 179 bn, up by 2.8% from € 174 bn in 2018.
Total Bilateral Trade Details
Of the bilateral trade in 2019, total trade in goods alone was € 124 bn, with UK exports to Germany at € 40 bn (unchanged from 2018) and German exports to the UK at € 84 bn (up by € 1 bn from € 83 bn in 2018).
Total trade in services was € 53 bn, up by € 1 bn from € 52 bn in 2017, with UK services exports to Germany at € 26.5 bn and those from Germany to the UK at € 27 bn.
(*Source: Deutsche Bundesbank, Statistics, March 2020)
Over 2,500 German owned companies operate in the UK, employing nearly 450.000 people. About 1,200 UK companies are operating in Germany through subsidiaries or affiliates, employing 280.000 people.
The BCCG database contains detailed companies' information about its member companies and professionals.
Membership of BCCG
BCCG membership comprises currently about 600 companies and professionals in Britain and Germany, accessing a network of more than 5,000 personal addressees within the BCCG database. Sponsoring members support the membership network with additional contributions to our services. We expect the membership number to rise further.
The general list of our members is available at: BCCG Members
The special Sustaining Member list is at: Sponsoring Members.
Further details and addresses of our members including personal contacts are available only for Members also via direct Member's loging on our website.
If you like to also become a member, or register online, you may get further information if you click here: Contact & Membership
BCCG has twelve Regional Groups, three in the UK (London/Southern England, Midlands/Wales, Scotland/Northern England) and nine in Germany: Baden-Württemberg (Stuttgart), Bavaria (Munich), Berlin/Brandenburg (Berlin), Bremen/Lower-Saxony (Bremen), Hamburg/Northern Germany (Hamburg), North Rhine-Westphalia (Düsseldorf), Rhine-Main (Frankfurt), Saxony (Dresden), Saxony-Anhalt/Thuringia (Halle), representing their regional members interests. The Regional Groups are actively supporting our membership through about 100 networking events annually and through their advise based on professional expertise as well as access to business and political leaders in the regions.