Germany an export nation important for business
20 September 2013 Last updated at 19:05 BST
Whoever becomes Chancellor of Germany after the election on Sunday will be making decisions that will have an impact on the world economy.
The German election is one of the most important in years because of the country's dominant role in the eurozone.
Christoph Boehmer, president of Biotronik, which exports medical technology globally, told Katya Adler Germany was an important export nation.