Window And Door Market - Germany's Exports of Doors and Windows Increased by 14% to $1,358M in 2014 Structural Metal Products August 05, 2015
Author: Alexander Romanenko
Chief Executive Officer

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Germany took the second spot in the global trade on the window and door market. In 2014, Germany exported 129 thousand tonnes of doors, windows and their frames and thresholds for doors (of iron, steel or aluminium) totaling 1,358 million USD, 14% over the previous year. Its primary trading partner was Saudi Arabia, where it supplied 32.0% of its total exports of doors, windows and their frames and thresholds for doors (of iron, steel or aluminium) in value terms, accounting for 88% of Saudi Arabia's total imports.

From 2007 to 2014, Germany was a net exporter of doors, windows and their frames and thresholds for doors (of iron, steel or aluminium). Over this period, exports consistently exceeded imports in value terms. However, in physical terms, the difference was less pronounced.

China and the Netherlands were among the other main global suppliers of doors, windows and their frames and thresholds for doors (of iron, steel or aluminium) in 2014. However, the fastest growing exporters from 2007 to 2014 were Portugal (+21.1% per year) and Turkey (+14.5% per year).

In 2014, Germany's top 5 trading partners were Saudi Arabia, Switzerland, France, Austria and the United Kingdom, with a combined 63.9% share of Germany's exports of doors, windows and their frames and thresholds for doors (of iron, steel or aluminium). The share of Saudi Arabia soared (+32.0 percentage points), while the shares of the remaining partners illustrated negative dynamics.

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Source: World: Doors, Windows And Their Frames And Thresholds For Doors (Of Iron, Steel Or Aluminium) - Market Report. Analysis and Forecast to 2020