Trade and tourism

Below you will find a number of indicators in the area of trade and tourism. At the bottom of the page you will find references to datasets and relevant external sources.

Export of goods to the United Kingdom
YearMonth% change in total export value (y-o-y % change)
2016January-0.7
2016February7.4
2016March0.6
2016April31.3
2016May10.4
2016June6.5
2016July2.2
2016August8.9
2016September3.0
2016October1.6
2016November5.8
2016December0.8
2017January12.0
2017February4.4
2017March9.6
2017April-26.7
2017May8.2
2017June-0.9
2017July1.1
2017August1.9
2017September0.4
2017October6.5
2017November6.8
2017December-2.6
2018January3.1
2018February-5.7
2018March-1.8
2018April11.8
2018May6.7
2018June-2.9
2018July4.8
2018August3.6
2018September1.6
2018October9.0
2018November-2.2
2018December2.3
2019January7.9
2019February9.9
2019March9.6
2019April-2.0
2019May-8.1
2019June-7.9
2019July-0.7
2019August-4.5
2019September3.0
2019October5.7
2019November-12.5
2019December-9.3
2020*January-15.2
2020*February-18.5
2020*March-22.0
2020*April-29.6
2020*May-32.3
2020*June-7.6
2020*July-10.5
2020*August-9.5
2020*September-0.4
2020*October-10.3
* provisional figures

Domestic exports to the United Kingdom, January- October
 2020 (million euros)2015 (million euros)
Fruit and vegetables11031156
Petroleum and natural gas10811802
Flowers and plants904821
Meat8421051
Medicines592493
Plastics in primary form564791
Organic chemical products388419
Structures, finished parts30892
Specialised machinery273274
Biodiesel26445
Telephones256209
Passenger cars254160
Paper and cardboard251391
Beverages244297
Cocoa and chocolate229233
Dairy products219166
Lorries217404
Cereals and cereal products203215
Oils and fats191142
Flooring190205
Vessels and boats190103
Iron and steel187467
Precision and measuring instruments184191
Computers181191
Engines, generators148237

Export of services to the United Kingdom
YearQuarterService exports (billion euros)
2014Quarter 14.020
2014Quarter 24.180
2014Quarter 34.124
2014Quarter 44.467
2015Quarter 14.131
2015Quarter 24.662
2015Quarter 34.941
2015Quarter 45.377
2016Quarter 15.090
2016Quarter 24.850
2016Quarter 35.088
2016Quarter 45.271
2017Quarter 15.252
2017Quarter 25.918
2017Quarter 35.706
2017Quarter 46.633
2018Quarter 15.536
2018Quarter 26.254
2018Quarter 36.140
2018Quarter 46.633
2019Quarter 16.833
2019Quarter 26.858
2019Quarter 37.034
2019Quarter 47.626
2020*Quarter 16.544
2020*Quarter 25.869
2020*Quarter 35.880
* provisional figures

Service exports to the United Kingdom, 2019
Soort dienstService exports (bn euros)
Professional and management consulting services5.091
Technical, trade-related and other business services4.902
Computer services2.599
Aviation1.735
Road transport1.575
Information services1.575
Financial services1.452
Maritime transport1.232
Business services0.786
Telecommunication services0.756
Passenger transport0.69
Industrial services0.604
Research and development
(R&D)
0.413
Construction services0.398

 

Dutch revenues from exports to the UK
YearExport of Dutch-manufactured goods (bn euros)Re-exports (bn euros)Service exports (bn euros)
20158.83.013.5
20169.53.013.2
20179.13.215.0
2018*8.73.315.8
2019*8.93.216.2
* estimate, provisional figures
 

 

Revenues from exports to the UK, 2019*
 Domestic exports (bn euros)Re-exports (bn euros)Service exports (bn euros)
Wholesale and
commission trade
1.1881.7160.808
Holdings and
management consultancies
0.3080.1781.912
IT services0.1160.0791.636
Temp agencies and
employment services
0.4230.1150.651
Storage and transport
services
0.1450.0940.789
Agriculture0.9220.0170.046
Road haulage0.1470.1010.683
Banking services0.1560.0490.665
Chemical industry0.6660.0110.121
Food industry0.7300.0120.052
* estimates, provisional figures

Employment related to exports to the UK in labour years, 2018
BedrijfstakLabour years (x 1,000)
Specialised business services45
Rental and other business services45
Trade41
Manufacturing36
Transportation and storage26
Information and communication24
Agriculture, forestry and fishing14
Construction8
Accommodation and food services6
Financial services6
Other15

British tourists in the Netherlands
YearGuests (million)Overnight stays (million)
20121.6623.217
20131.6803.258
20141.8573.675
20151.9673.958
20162.0454.202
20172.2294.592
20182.2124.635
20192.4025.136