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.

Goods exports to the United Kingdom
YearMonthExport 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-16.0
2020*February-18.6
2020*March-21.5
2020*April-28.1
2020*May-32.2
2020*June-8.1
2020*July-11.1
2020*August-9.3
2020*September-2.3
2020*October-12.4
2020*November10.7
2020*December8.9
'21*January-16.0
'21*February-1.6
* Provisional figures
 

Exports of Dutch-manufactured goods to the United Kingdom
Product2020* (million euros)2015 (million euros)
Fruit and vegetables12781345
Flowers and plants1099970
Meat10041263
Medicines724605
Plastics in primary forms704932
Refined petroleum6731071
Organic chemicals488486
Passenger cars455220
Specialised machinery339336
Lorries330493
Paper and cardboard320468
Biodiesel29868
Beverages297357
Cacao and chocolate291265
Structures and parts of structures259106
Cereals and cereal products249263
Dairy245195
Iron and steel245582
Floorings240242
Measuring and precision instruments232233
Oils and fats230169
Ships and boats214114
Motors and generators189284
Computers, laptops, tablets132172
Furniture10280
* Provisional figures

Re-exports exported to the United Kingdom
Product2020* (million euros)2015 (million euros)
Modems, routers14161938
Clothing1317830
Computers, laptops, tablets1053900
Measuring and precision instruments1017850
Medicines757950
Office machinery5961187
Refined petroleum588764
Fruit and vegetables584604
Organic chemicals420464
TV sets363322
Specialised machinery350331
Biodiesel322155
Footwear237253
Meat212173
Fodder204302
Beverages19073
Flowers and plants188132
Iron and steel156182
Immunological products1510
Plastics in primary forms141148
Essential oils, perfumes, soaps132154
Cacao and chocolate128110
Office supplies and stationery12181
Oils and fats11980
Fish10437
* Provisional figures

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 16.625
2020*Quarter 25.933
2020*Quarter 36.106
2020*Quarter 46.363
* 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
20131.683.258
20141.8573.675
20151.9673.958
20162.0454.202
20172.2294.592
20182.2124.635
20192.4025.136
2020*0.5951.317
* Provisional figures