International Fact Sheets

Missouri Connections: Germany

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Imports & Exports

$2.7B

Missouri's Imports from Germany in 20221
  • Computer & Electronic Products 48%
  • Chemicals 25%
  • Machinery, Except Electrical 10.4%
  • Fabricated Metal Products 2.8%
  • Other 13.8%

$679M

Missouri's Exports to Germany in 20221
  • Chemicals 62%
  • Machinery, Except Electrical 8.2%
  • Fabricated Metal Products 5.6%
  • Paper 5.2%
  • Other 19%

Direct Flights

From St. Louis (STL) to Frankfurt (FRA)

By the Numbers

7,395

Missourians Born in Germany2

10

Educational Institutions with German Programs

15,244

Missourians Who Speak German 2

Sister Cities & States

  • Kansas City: Hanover
  • Jefferson City: Münchberg
  • Washington: Marback
  • St. Charles: Ludwigsburg
  • St. Louis: Stuttgart
Kansas City: Hanover / Jefferson City: Münchberg / Washington: Marback / St. Charles: Ludwigsburg / St. Louis: Stuttgart /

49 German Companies in Missouri

Aldi
BASF
Bayer
Boehringer Ingelheim
Henkel
Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
Schenck Process
Thyssenkrupp

17 Missouri Companies in Germany

Barry Wehmiller
Belden
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner
Build-A-Bear Workshop
Bunge
Emerson
Enterprise Holdings
ESCO Technologies
H&R Block
Leggett & Platt
Maritz

Footnotes

1 International Trade Administration, 2021

2 American Community Survey, 2021, 1-year estimates