International trade; import and export values key figures

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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 September 11, 2020:
The provisional figures of July 2020 have been added.

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 (%)
7 Machinery and transport equipment Total 2020 January-July* 79,786 81,339 1,553 -6.7 -6.6
7 Machinery and transport equipment European Union (excl. the Netherlands) 2020 January-July* 35,178 46,800 11,622 . .
7 Machinery and transport equipment Non EU 2020 January-July* 44,608 34,540 -10,069 . .
7 Machinery and transport equipment Eurozone (excl. the Netherlands) 2020 January-July* 27,680 35,737 8,058 -12.6 -8.6
7 Machinery and transport equipment Non-Eurozone 2020 January-July* 52,107 45,602 -6,505 -3.3 -4.9
7 Machinery and transport equipment Non-Eurozone within EU 2020 January-July* 9,538 15,762 6,224 . .
Source: CBS.
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