Population

82.9 million (2018)

Official language

German

Currency

Euro (€)

Official Statistics Office

Federal Statistical Office (Destatis)

Translation Programmes

Goethe-Institut’s Translations of German Books into Other Languages grant programme

Humanities International Prize for the Promotion of the Translation of Humanities

VAT on Books

7% for books and 19% ebooks

Fixed Book Price System

Yes

Trade Magazine

Weekly Boersenblatt

Annual Book Fairs

Frankfurt Book Fair held over 5 days in October
Buchmesse im Ried held over 2 days in March
Leipzig Book Fair held over 4 days in March

Statistics

Useful Contacts

British Council
Email: ielts.plus@britishcouncil.de

Department for International Trade
Email: DITGermany@mobile.trade.gov.uk
Tel: +49 (0) 30 204 570

Book distributors
Libri
KNV