Natural Resources/ Imports and Exports
Germany has many natural resources that will preserve its economic growth into the
These include iron ore, coal, potash, timber, lignite, uranium, copper, natural
gas, salt, nickel, arable land, and water.
Agriculture (0.9% of GDP in 2010):
--corn, wheat, potatoes, sugar, beets, barley, hops,
viticulture, forestry, fisheries.
Industry (26.8% of GDP in 2010):
--car-making; mechanical, electrical, and precision
engineering; chemicals; environmental technology; optics; medical technology; biotech and
genetic engineering; nanotechnology; aerospace; logistics.
--$1.124 trillion: chemicals, motor vehicles, iron and steel products,
manufactured goods, electrical products.
(2009)--France, Netherlands, U.S.
--$937 billion: food, petroleum products, manufactured goods, electrical products, motor
--Netherlands, China, France.
Industrial production growth rate