Mechanical equipment manufacturing industry in Germany
Mechanical equipment manufacturing industry has been in Germany has the largest number of industry employment. According to the data provided by the German machinery manufacture association, 2010, 908000 people in the industry more than 6000 companies. The below small make up to introduce the German machinery equipment manufacture industry.
German machinery equipment manufacturing industry is a typical export-oriented industries, and export sales of industry's share of total sales, up from 73.6% in 2009 to 75.3% in 2010. According to the German federal bureau of statistics, in the past two years, the German machinery exports, respectively for 124.595 billion euros ($2009) and 138.7 billion euros (2010), the import of 52.486 billion euros and 58.847 billion euros respectively. According to the German association of machinery and equipment manufacturing data, in the first half of 2011 the industry turnover of 94 billion euros, up 18.5%; Total exports, 68.9 billion euros, up 18.2% from a year earlier, with exports to China of 9.325 billion, 41.5% of the total, China became a German machinery equipment export market, the largest share of the market is 13.5%; Employment for 923000; Equipment starts to 89.9%. German machinery exports accounted for about 20% of the world's total exports machinery.
In the field of machinery industry of 31 product German products in the field of 21 is the first, world exports in almost all the rest of the field also ranked within the top three in the world. Drive technology machinery and equipment, building materials and construction machinery, equipment, transmission equipment, printing machinery and papermaking technology equipment, machine tools, food and packaging machinery equipment, civil aviation technology and equipment for German exports top seven machinery and equipment products, the export sales proportion of German machinery exports more than 5%. The rest of the important export products in the order: agricultural machinery, power machinery, precision instruments, hydraulic pump, plastic and rubber machinery, textile machinery, compressed air pressure and vacuum technology and equipment, hydraulic equipment, wood processing machinery and equipment, mining machinery, clothing and leather machinery, industrial furnace and metallurgical equipment.