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Germany: Trade freedom index (0-100): For that indicator, The Heritage Foundation provides data for Germany from 1995 to 2019. The average value for Germany during that period was 83 points with a minumum of 75 points in 1997 and a maximum of 88 points in 2010. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
The Trade Freedom index for Germany measures the absence of tariffs and other barriers that affect the international trade of goods and services.
Definition: The Trade freedom index is based on two indicators: the trade-weighted average tariff rate and non-tariff barriers (including quantity, price, regulatory, customs and investment restrictions, and direct government intervention).