German car exports during the first six months of 2011 increased by 10%. The UK and USA were the most important markets with China being increasingly important.
The United Kingdom (UK), the United States (US), and France were the top market for German passenger vehicle exports during the first half of 2011. China was the fifth largest market in volume but the highest earner per car. Germany exported 2.3 million cars between January and June 2011, an increase of 10% over the number of automobiles exported during the same period in 2010. German car exports were worth €51.7 billion. Germany imported 1.1 million cars worth €15 billion.