International trade; import and export values key figures


This table shows a summary of the latest figures on Dutch international trade. In this table the values of Dutch imports and exports, the trade balance and changes therein are broken down into aggregated categories of goods according to the Standard International Trade Classification (SITC sections) and a number of geographical areas.

Data available: from January 2002.

Status of the figures:
The figures on international trade are subject to adjustment when new or updated sources become available. The figures are therefore provisional for a longer period. These provisional figures are adjusted ten, fourteen and nineteen weeks after the month under review. In the third quarter of the current year, figures of the previous year become definite and the definite year figure becomes available on StatLine.

Changes as of August 4, 2020:
The provisional figures of May 2020 have been adjusted.

Changes as of January 31, 2020:
The underlying coding of classification “countries” used in this table has been adjusted.
It is now in line with the standard encoding defined by CBS.
The structure and data of the table have not been adjusted.

When will new figures be published?
The figures become available approximately six weeks after the month under review.

International trade; import and export values key figures

SITC Groups of countries Periods Current series starting 2007Import value (million euros) Current series starting 2007Export value (million euros) Current series starting 2007Balance of trade (million euros) Current series starting 2007Change in import value (%) Current series starting 2007Change in export value (%)
Total goods Total 2019 May* 39,561 44,719 5,158 7.7 6.3
Total goods Total 2019 June* 36,817 41,721 4,904 -0.1 -0.9
Total goods Total 2019 July* 38,293 42,435 4,143 5.8 4.7
Total goods Total 2019 August* 35,703 40,049 4,347 -3.1 -1.6
Total goods Total 2019 September* 38,046 43,352 5,306 5.0 2.9
Total goods Total 2019 October* 40,381 46,697 6,316 -0.4 4.1
Total goods Total 2019 November* 39,100 43,890 4,789 1.2 -2.2
Total goods Total 2019 December* 37,934 42,439 4,505 6.3 8.8
Total goods Total 2019* 459,578 516,009 56,430 4.1 3.6
Total goods Total 2020 January* 39,020 43,273 4,253 0.7 4.5
Total goods Total 2020 February* 35,801 41,311 5,510 -0.9 0.3
Total goods Total 2020 March* 37,376 43,007 5,630 -6.1 -5.1
Total goods Total 2020 April* 31,212 33,835 2,623 -20.1 -20.9
Total goods Total 2020 May* 30,707 33,885 3,178 -22.4 -24.2
Total goods Total 2020 January-May* 174,116 195,311 21,195 -9.9 -9.3
Total goods European Union (excl. the Netherlands) 2019 May* 21,389 31,491 10,102 8.7 5.0
Total goods European Union (excl. the Netherlands) 2019 June* 19,637 28,632 8,995 -2.1 -4.5
Total goods European Union (excl. the Netherlands) 2019 July* 19,851 29,621 9,770 2.2 4.7
Total goods European Union (excl. the Netherlands) 2019 August* 17,867 27,390 9,524 -3.7 -3.4
Total goods European Union (excl. the Netherlands) 2019 September* 20,315 29,885 9,570 4.6 1.1
Total goods European Union (excl. the Netherlands) 2019 October* 21,357 32,063 10,706 -1.3 0.3
Total goods European Union (excl. the Netherlands) 2019 November* 20,444 30,234 9,790 -1.1 -4.8
Total goods European Union (excl. the Netherlands) 2019 December* 19,980 28,210 8,230 5.0 2.8
Total goods European Union (excl. the Netherlands) 2019* 242,579 359,635 117,057 2.8 2.1
Total goods European Union (excl. the Netherlands) 2020 January* 20,354 30,767 10,413 0.6 1.0
Total goods European Union (excl. the Netherlands) 2020 February* 17,147 25,848 8,701 . .
Total goods European Union (excl. the Netherlands) 2020 March* 18,074 26,487 8,413 . .
Total goods European Union (excl. the Netherlands) 2020 April* 14,787 20,774 5,987 . .
Total goods European Union (excl. the Netherlands) 2020 May* 14,791 21,561 6,771 . .
Total goods European Union (excl. the Netherlands) 2020 January-May* 85,152 125,438 40,286 . .
Total goods Non EU 2019 May* 18,172 13,228 -4,944 6.6 9.6
Total goods Non EU 2019 June* 17,180 13,090 -4,091 2.4 8.1
Total goods Non EU 2019 July* 18,442 12,815 -5,627 9.9 4.9
Total goods Non EU 2019 August* 17,836 12,659 -5,177 -2.5 2.6
Total goods Non EU 2019 September* 17,731 13,467 -4,264 5.4 7.1
Total goods Non EU 2019 October* 19,024 14,635 -4,389 0.6 13.7
Total goods Non EU 2019 November* 18,656 13,655 -5,001 3.8 4.3
Total goods Non EU 2019 December* 17,954 14,228 -3,726 7.8 23.0
Total goods Non EU 2019* 216,999 156,373 -60,626 5.7 7.5
Total goods Non EU 2020 January* 18,666 12,506 -6,160 0.9 14.1
Total goods Non EU 2020 February* 18,654 15,463 -3,191 . .
Total goods Non EU 2020 March* 19,303 16,519 -2,783 . .
Total goods Non EU 2020 April* 16,425 13,061 -3,364 . .
Total goods Non EU 2020 May* 15,916 12,324 -3,593 . .
Total goods Non EU 2020 January-May* 88,964 69,872 -19,092 . .
Source: CBS.
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