Trade and tourism

Below you will find a number of indicators in the area of trade and tourism. In the graphs, the month or quarter of the referendum is marked. At the bottom of the page you will find references to datasets and relevant external sources. 

Graph 1: Export of goods to UK
Graph 2: Export of goods to UK top 10, 2015
Graph 3: Export of services to UK
Graph 4: Export of services to UK top 8, 2015
Graph 5: British tourists in the Netherlands
Graph 6: Dutch holidays in the United Kingdom

United Kingdom was 3rd largest Dutch export market in 2015, after Germany and Belgium

Export van goederen naar Verenigd Koninkrijk (%-mutatie t.o.v. een jaar eerder)
 %-mutatie totale uitvoerwaarde
2013 jun5.2
2013 jul14.3
2013 aug-2.4
2013 sep9.1
2013 okt1.2
2013 nov8.2
2013 dec6.5
2014 jan5.2
2014 feb6.3
2014 maa-4
2014 apr9.3
2014 mei-2.3
2014 jun2.8
2014 jul3.7
2014 aug0.8
2014 sep0.2
2014 okt-6.1
2014 nov-11
2014 dec6.3
2015 jan-7.5
2015 feb1.9
2015 maa5.1
2015 apr-7.7
2015 mei-5.9
2015 jun5.1
2015 jul-4
2015 aug2.3
2015 sep-0.9
2015 okt-4.3
2015 nov4.5
2015 dec3.3
2016 jan0
2016 feb8.9
2016 maa1.8
2016 apr32.4
2016 mei10.8
2016 jun6.6
2016 jul2.8
2016 aug9.4
2016 sep3.5
2016 okt1.7
2016 nov5.2
2016 dec0.7
2017 jan11.1
2017 feb2.9
2017 maa8.8
2017 apr-27.2
2017 mei7.9
2017 jun-1
2017 jul0.7
2017 aug1.7
2017 sep0.2
2017 okt6.5
2017 nov6.1
2017 dec-7.1
2018 jan-3.2
2018 feb-8.9
2018 maa-5.3

38.1 billion euros in export of goods to the UK in 2015

Export van goederen naar VK top 10, 2017 (mld euro)
 2017
Mobiele telefoons3.451
Ruwe aardolie en aardolieproducten2.961
Medicinale en farmaceutische producten2.354
Kantoormachines2.146
Groenten en fruit2.006
Voertuigen voor wegvervoer1.93
Diverse fabrikaten1.688
Elektrische apparaten1.583
Vlees en vleesproducten1.374
Andere ruwe dierlijke en plantaardige producten1.186

Service exports to the UK
 Exports
2014 I4.165
2014 II4.316
2014 III4.262
2014 IV4.72
2015 I4.165
2015 II4.715
2015 III4.947
2015 IV5.597
2016 I5.08
2016 II4.815
2016 III4.991
2016 IV5.358
2017 I4.965
2017 II5.405
2017 III5.61

16.5 million euros in export of services to the UK in 2015

Exports of services to UK top 8, 2015
Exports of services to UK top 8, 2015
 2015
Road transport2173.6
Professional and
managment consulting services
2061.3
Telecommunications services1739.7
Sea transport1415.6
Air transport1115.3
Computer services1108.9
Royalties932.3
Travel914.8

British tourists in the Netherlands
 GuestsOvernight stays
20121.6623.217
20131.683.258
20141.8573.675
20151.9673.958
20162.0454.202

British visitors stayed 2 nights on average and spend €240 per day on average

Dutch holidays in the United Kingdom
Dutch holidays in the United Kingdom
 Short holidaysLong holidays
2013310520
2014350520
2015340520

Dutch visitors stayed 7.6 nights on average in the UK and spend €86 per day on average