Accounting for 12. 8% of exports in 2015, the UK was the
second most important export market for German companies
in the vehicle construction sector.
The deterioration in eco-
nomic conditions mainly associated with future regulation
and developments will have a negative impact on the sector.
Export trade with the UK in the other vehicle construction
sector is clearly dominated by the aerospace industry, which
accounts for 76% of exports and more than 97% of imports
in this sub- sector.
Imports relate, on the one hand, to internal
deliveries to the Airbus group from British production sites,
and on the other hand to products such as engines which are