Dutch terms of trade of imported and exported goods improved slightly in April 2011 compared to April 2010. Prices of imported goods were 6.1 percent higher, prices of exported goods rose by 6.6 percent.
Higher prices for petroleum, petroleum derivatives, natural gas, basic metals, food products and chemical products contributed most to the increase in import prices. Export prices of these products were also far beyond the level of one year previously.
More information on terms of trade can be found in the article Changes in the terms of trade in goods.
The figures published in this update have been adjusted from those published on 15 June 2011. The revision is based on more recent and detailed information.
Terms of trade
More figures can be found on the theme page International Trade.