Focus market Germany

Land area

357,050 km2

81.0 Mio.

euro [EUR]

Germany is one of the most densely populated countries in the European Union with 226 people per square kilometre. Around 81 million people live within an area of 357,050 square kilometres. With a gross domestic product of €2.8 billion in 2013, the German national economy ranks fourth in the world in this regard. Germany is also the world’s second-largest export nation next to China. The country’s major industries include the automotive, machinery and chemical sectors, and its biggest trading partners include France, the USA and the UK.

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One of us

For Martin Treibert, nothing is sweeter than honeybees. He also shares his love of nature and his passion for the great outdoors with his customers – as an expert for seasonal goods at the METRO Cash & Carry store in Linden.

Learn more about Martin Treibert and his hobby

Martin Treibert (Foto)
Honeybee farm in Kirchhain, Germany (Foto)