Hi-tech exports reached 172 USD bil in 2017 in Germany, according to World Bank. This is 9.50 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, hi-tech exports in Germany reached an all time high of 200 USD bil in 2014 and an all time low of 33.6 USD bil in 1988. When compared to Germany's main peers, hi-tech exports in Austria amounted to 12.9 USD bil, 30.7 USD bil in Belgium, 98.7 USD bil in France and 13.7 USD bil in Poland in 2017.
Germany has been ranked 3rd within the group of 129 countries we follow in terms of hi-tech exports, 2 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
High-technology exports are products with high R&D intensity, such as in aerospace, computers, pharmaceuticals, scientific instruments, and electrical machinery.