Metal & Metal Processing

Metal & Metal Processing

Germany, One of the Largest Raw Material Consumers Worldwide

Drill Machine and Metal Filings | © Fotolia

Source: Drill Machine and Metal Filings | © Fotolia

Our Industry in Numbers

  • Total metal and metal products exports reached EUR 90.7 billion in 2013.
  • Metal and metal products imports totaled EUR 75.9 billion in 2013.
  • Almost sixty three percent of the imported metal products came from the European Union.
  • About 20 million tons of steel are yearly processed in the production of metal products.
  • The non-ferrous metal industry registered sales of EUR 45.6 billion in 2013.