Germany registered a trade surplus of 18.3 billion euros in November 2019, according to Destatis, the country's statistics agency.

German exports fell by 2.3% in November compared to October, while imports fell more sharply in the period, by 0.5%. On the other hand, industrial production rose 1.1% in November compared to October. The result exceeded the expectations of analysts surveyed by The Wall Street Journal, which forecast a 0.7% increase in production.