German exports to the U.S. surged nearly 41% year-on-year in May

German exports to the U.S. surged nearly 41% year-on-year in May

The German Statistics Office said on Thursday that, thanks to strong demand for goods, German exports to the United States in May increased by nearly 41% compared with the same period last year, reaching 9.1 billion euros.

According to the Statistics Bureau, German exports to China increased by 17.7% year-on-year to 8.4 billion euros.

The Bureau of Statistics also stated that Germany’s overall exports to non-EU countries in May decreased by 3.0% from the previous month, but increased by 27.9% from the same period last year.