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25 March 2022 - Jann Raveling

Bremen Business Statistics 2021

Investing in Bremen

Manufacturing sector and commercial port operations in Bremen

Vehicles, aircraft, ships, ports and transport logistics – Bremen industry has so much to offer you. This is an overview of the trade and manufacturing sectors in the Federal State of Bremen.


Goods from Bremen are in great demand, all over the world. Mercedes vehicles from the group's second largest plant, aircraft parts for Airbus, coffee, tea and fish – goods produced in Bremen are in demand in every part of the globe.

Bremen's ports play a central role in ensuring that these goods are transported world-wide. This not only applies to Bremen businesses. Companies throughout Germany use the Hanseatic city's port facilities (the fourth largest in Northern Europe) to handle their merchandise.

This is an infographic with data about companies, production figures and transshipment statistics for Bremen's ports:

Bremen Business Statistics 2021
Trade and industry are Bremen's economic heavyweights
Trade and industry are Bremen's economic heavyweights © WFB / Jann Raveling

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