Germany

EU-Singapore - a boost for jobs and exports in Germany

Businesses of all sizes in towns and cities across Germany already export a wide range of goods and services to Singapore.

The EU-Singapore trade agreement will make it easier and cheaper for them to do so.

 

Companies and jobs

9,608 The number of German companies that export to Singapore.

74% The share of German companies exporting to Singapore that are small and medium-sized enterprises.

44,000 The number of persons employed by Singaporean companies in the EU.

 

What kind of products does Germany export to Singapore?

Companies across Germany export goods and services to Singapore.

 
 

Exports and Imports

Germany and Singapore already have a close trading relationship. The EU-Singapore trade agreement will give it a big boost.

19th Singapore is Germany's 19th biggest trade partner outside the EU.

€3.1 bn The value of Germany's trade surplus with Singapore.

€6.9 bn The value of German exports to Singapore.

€3.8 bn The value of German imports from Singapore.

 

EU trade agreements benefit companies and communities

 
 
Sources
  • Products: Dun and Bradstreet, 2018. The product examples are drawn from a sample of all EU companies exporting to Singapore.
  • Companies: Statistics on international trade in goods by enterprise characteristics, Eurostat, 2015 (latest available year).
  • Jobs: European Commission, Eurostat. Figures based on latest available data (2014).