PESTLE Insights: Germany - Macroeconomic Outlook Report

PESTLE Insights: Germany - Macroeconomic Outlook Report


Mining, manufacturing and utilities contributed 25.7% to the gross value added (GVA) in 2019, followed by financial intermediation, real estate and business activities (25.1%), and wholesale, retail and hotels (11.7%), according to GlobalData estimates. In nominal terms, these three sectors are forecasted to grow by 3.1%, 3.3%, and 4.4%, respectively, in 2020.Nordrhein-Westfalen Region, Bayern Region, and Baden-Württemberg Region are among the best performing regions in Germany. They contributed 63.4% of GDP in 2017, and were home to 60.3% of the German population in 2018


  • Germany retained the top spot in the World Bank's Logistics Performance Index (LPI) in 2018
  • The overall DAX 30 index has exhibited an upward trend over the past year. As of January 24, 2019, the DAX 30 index stood at 11,130.2, compared to 13,576.68 on January 24, 2020.
Reasons to buy
  • Macroeconomic Outlook Report identifies the potentials of the country as an investment destination by analyzing the political, economic, social, technological, legal and environmental (PESTLE) structure.
  • PESTLE Insights provides 360 degree view of the economy which can be used as a strategic tool to understand the market dynamics, business potentials and direction of operations
  • Along with providing the country’s snapshot, the report captures the risk factors pertaining to the macroeconomic risks, political environment, legal environment, demographic and social structure effectiveness, technology & infrastructure and natural and geographic aspects that might impact business.
  • This report also highlights key clusters/cities which contribute significantly to the country GDP and population along with major companies’ presence in these areas.

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Country Highlights
Country Snapshot
PESTLE Insights
Political Landscape
Economic Landscape
Social Landscape
Technological Landscape
Legal Landscape
Environmental Landscape
List of Figures
Exhibit 1: Germany’s Performance in Country Risk Analysis in Comparison to Western Europe and the World Average
Exhibit 2: Performance Overview (Score: 1-100)
Exhibit 3: Broad Categories and Weights behind the Index
Exhibit 4: Germany DAX 30 Stock Market Index (January 2019-January 2020)
Exhibit 5: Key Sectors Contribution to the Economy (2015-2022f)
Exhibit 6: FDI inflows in Germany (2018), and FDI by sector’s share (2017)
Exhibit 7: Investment Inflows by Region and Country (2017)
Exhibit 8: Key Infrastructure Indicators (2019)
Exhibit 9: Real GDP and Household Consumption Growth Rate (2015-2022)
Exhibit 10: Real GDP Growth Rate Comparison (2019e)
Exhibit 11: Export, Import and Trade Balance (2015-2022f)
Exhibit 12: Current Account Balance(2015-2022f)
Exhibit 13: Top Three Commodity Exports, % of Total Exports, 2015-2018
Exhibit 14: Vehicles, % Share in World’s Total Exports, 2018
Exhibit 15: Interest Rates (October 2010-October 2019)
Exhibit 16: Exchange Rate and Inflation (2015-2022f)
Exhibit 17: Public Finance(2015-2022f)
Exhibit 18: General Government Debt (2015-2022f)
Exhibit 19: Employment/Unemployment (2015-2022f)
Exhibit 20: Average Annual Wages (2015-2022f)
Exhibit 21: Labour Cost Index (2015-2022f)
Exhibit 22: Rural/Urban Share in Total Population (1995,2005,2015,2025)
Exhibit 23: Age-group Share of Total Population (1995,2005,2015,2025)
Exhibit 24: Gender Split (1995,2005,2015,2025)
Exhibit 25: Internet Users % of Total Population, Mobile and Broadband Penetration Rate, 2018
Exhibit 26: Number of Patents Granted Per Million Population, 2019e
Exhibit 27: High-technology Exports (% of Manufactured Exports) 2018
Exhibit 28: Doing Business in Germany 2020
Exhibit 29: Corruption Perception Index (Rankings) 2019
Exhibit 30: CO2 Emissions (2013-2018)

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