International trade; imports and exports, SITC 3, country, 1996-2017

International trade; imports and exports, SITC 3, country, 1996-2017

SITC Countries(groups) Periods Imports value (1 000 euro) Exports value (1 000 euro) Balance of trade (1 000 euro)
Total goods Total European Union 2017 221,773,758 333,648,638 111,874,880
0 Food and live animals Total European Union 2017 25,779,617 48,876,816 23,097,199
00 Live animals excl. division 03 Total European Union 2017 1,221,890 1,763,239 541,349
001 Live animals ex. fish,crustaceans Total European Union 2017 1,221,890 1,763,239 541,349
01 Meat and meat preparations Total European Union 2017 3,402,219 7,683,491 4,281,272
011 Meat of bovine animals Total European Union 2017 1,170,407 2,334,585 1,164,178
012 Other meat and edible meat offal Total European Union 2017 1,507,536 3,823,225 2,315,689
016 Meat and edible meat offal Total European Union 2017 100,009 713,138 613,130
017 Meat and edible meat offal, n.e.s. Total European Union 2017 624,267 812,543 188,276
02 Dairy products and birds' eggs Total European Union 2017 4,054,056 6,752,442 2,698,387
022 Milk, cream and dairy products Total European Union 2017 1,868,074 1,645,994 -222,079
023 Butter and other milk fat Total European Union 2017 591,762 1,271,643 679,880
024 Cheese and curds Total European Union 2017 1,223,958 2,970,871 1,746,913
025 Bird's eggs; eggs albumin Total European Union 2017 370,261 863,935 493,673
03 Fish, crustaceans, molluscs and prep. Total European Union 2017 1,288,687 2,880,674 1,591,987
034 Fish; fresh, refrigerated or frozen Total European Union 2017 755,647 1,419,380 663,733
035 Fish; dried, smoked or salted Total European Union 2017 55,115 48,476 -6,638
036 Crustaceans and molluscs Total European Union 2017 271,770 619,150 347,380
037 Fish, crusteceans, molluscs prep. Total European Union 2017 206,156 793,669 587,513
04 Cereals and cereal preparations Total European Union 2017 3,661,280 2,233,965 -1,427,314
041 Wheat and meslin, unmilled Total European Union 2017 844,927 92,702 -752,225
042 Rice Total European Union 2017 70,068 163,802 93,734
043 Barley; unmilled Total European Union 2017 332,362 15,659 -316,702
044 Maize, unmilled Total European Union 2017 339,089 177,309 -161,779
045 Other cereals; unmilled Total European Union 2017 155,947 31,360 -124,587
046 Meal and flour (wheat and meslin) Total European Union 2017 203,958 32,171 -171,787
047 Other cereal meals ad flours Total European Union 2017 59,111 15,192 -43,919
048 Cereal preparations Total European Union 2017 1,655,818 1,705,770 49,952
05 Vegetables and fruit Total European Union 2017 5,115,422 14,674,759 9,559,337
054 Vegetables, carrots; fresh Total European Union 2017 1,804,250 5,330,332 3,526,083
056 Vegetables and carrots; preparations Total European Union 2017 812,799 2,255,389 1,442,590
057 Fruit; fresh or dried Total European Union 2017 1,671,991 4,818,884 3,146,893
058 Fruit preparations Total European Union 2017 435,511 1,012,450 576,939
059 Unfermented veg. and fruit juices Total European Union 2017 390,871 1,257,703 866,833
06 Sugars, sugar preparations and honey Total European Union 2017 826,252 1,246,752 420,501
061 Sugars, molasses and honey Total European Union 2017 490,243 673,690 183,447
062 Confectionery Total European Union 2017 336,009 573,062 237,054
07 Coffee, tea, cacao, spices and man. Total European Union 2017 2,589,735 4,782,647 2,192,912
071 Coffee and coffee substitutes Total European Union 2017 1,023,459 746,058 -277,400
072 Cacao Total European Union 2017 313,780 2,330,560 2,016,779
073 Chocolate and cacao preparations Total European Union 2017 1,073,165 1,246,411 173,245
074 Tea and mate Total European Union 2017 91,269 164,761 73,493
075 Spices Total European Union 2017 88,062 294,858 206,795
08 Feeding stuff for animals Total European Union 2017 1,644,853 3,556,999 1,912,146
081 Feeding stuff for animals Total European Union 2017 1,644,853 3,556,999 1,912,146
09 Miscellaneous edible prod. and prep. Total European Union 2017 1,975,223 3,301,845 1,326,622
091 Margarine and edible fats Total European Union 2017 116,330 493,775 377,445
098 Food preparations n.e.c. Total European Union 2017 1,858,893 2,808,070 949,177
1 Beverages and tobacco Total European Union 2017 3,384,990 3,580,356 195,366
11 Beverages Total European Union 2017 2,493,059 2,239,370 -253,689
111 Non-alcoholic beverages n.e.s. Total European Union 2017 658,322 1,164,059 505,738
112 Alcoholic beverages Total European Union 2017 1,834,737 1,075,311 -759,426
12 Tobacco and tobacco manufactures Total European Union 2017 891,931 1,340,986 449,055
121 Unprocessed tobacco; tobacco waste Total European Union 2017 104,079 175,324 71,245
122 Tobacco products Total European Union 2017 787,852 1,165,662 377,809
2 Crude materials, inedible ex. fuels Total European Union 2017 7,845,546 15,976,842 8,131,296
21 Hides, skins and furskins, raw Total European Union 2017 160,325 233,119 72,794
211 Untanned hides and skins Total European Union 2017 150,462 177,489 27,028
212 Hides, skins and fur skins, raw Total European Union 2017 9,864 55,630 45,766
22 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits Total European Union 2017 552,611 1,286,028 733,417
222 Oleaginous seeds for refined oils Total European Union 2017 493,170 1,199,864 706,693
223 Oleaginous seeds for other oils Total European Union 2017 59,441 86,164 26,723
23 Crude rubber incl synt. and reclaimed Total European Union 2017 349,265 483,397 134,132
231 Crude rubber Total European Union 2017 97,977 40,130 -57,846
232 Synthetic rubber and rubber waste Total European Union 2017 251,288 443,266 191,978
24 Cork and wood Total European Union 2017 973,706 435,682 -538,024
244 Crude cork and cork waste Total European Union 2017 4,887 785 -4,101
245 Firewood and charcoal Total European Union 2017 23,509 12,267 -11,243
246 Sliced wood, chips, wood waste Total European Union 2017 89,962 108,598 18,635
247 Unprocessed wood Total European Union 2017 113,220 53,121 -60,100
248 Single-processed wood Total European Union 2017 742,127 260,911 -481,216
25 Pulp and waste paper Total European Union 2017 799,228 657,552 -141,676
251 Pulp and paper waste Total European Union 2017 799,228 657,552 -141,676
26 Textile fibres and their wastes Total European Union 2017 221,772 155,254 -66,518
261 Silk Total European Union 2017 208 9 -199
263 Cotton Total European Union 2017 9,797 6,029 -3,768
264 Jute and other bark fibres, n.e.c. Total European Union 2017 444 406 -38
265 Other vegetable textile fibres Total European Union 2017 6,531 12,553 6,022
266 Synthetic textile fibres Total European Union 2017 65,643 . .
267 Other man-made textile fibres Total European Union 2017 . 5,599 .
268 Wool and other animal hair Total European Union 2017 . 2,427 .
269 Wool clothing, etc.; rags Total European Union 2017 . 85,826 .
27 Crude fertilizers, and crude minerals Total European Union 2017 729,907 957,092 227,185
272 Natural fertilizers Total European Union 2017 45,262 126,527 81,265
273 Stones, sand and gravel Total European Union 2017 343,726 203,447 -140,279
274 Sulphur, iron pyrites, not burnt Total European Union 2017 5,860 26,936 21,075
277 Natural abrasives, n.e.c. Total European Union 2017 5,168 8,211 3,042
278 Other crude minerals Total European Union 2017 329,890 591,972 262,082
28 Metalliferous ores and metal scrap Total European Union 2017 2,440,903 3,161,573 720,671
281 Iron ore and concentrates Total European Union 2017 217,886 11,336 -206,550
282 Ferrous waste and scrap,incl. ingots Total European Union 2017 984,260 1,463,516 479,256
283 Copper ore and concentrates Total European Union 2017 40,127 6,198 -33,929
284 Nickel ores, mattes, oxide sinters Total European Union 2017 5 3,037 3,033
285 Aluminium ore and aluminium oxide Total European Union 2017 82,681 138,372 55,691
286 Uranium,thorium ores/concentratrates Total European Union 2017 . . .
287 Other ores of non-ferrous metals Total European Union 2017 404,123 383,628 -20,495
288 Wastes, scraps of non-ferrous metals Total European Union 2017 705,308 1,094,719 389,411
289 Ores of precious metals Total European Union 2017 6,514 60,767 54,253
29 Crude animal and veg.materials,n.e.c. Total European Union 2017 1,617,829 8,607,145 6,989,316
291 Crude animal products n.e.c. Total European Union 2017 209,306 315,580 106,274
Source: CBS.
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In this table Dutch import and export values and trade are broken down by sections, divisions and groups of the Standard International Trade Classification (SITC). The data are then further divided into countries, country groups and continents. The coverage and the percentage changes in imports, exports and trade, by country, country groups and continents are available for total goods.

Data available from: January 1996 up to and including December 2017.

Status of the figures:
The figures are final.

Changes as of November 14, 2018:
None, this table has been discontinued.

Changes as of September 28, 2018:
Various corrections were implemented in the statistical year 2016. As a result, total import of goods is lower by 4 billion euros, while total export of goods is lower by 2 billion euros. The corrections include:
- Adjustments in the estimation method;
- Adjustments in the imports and exports of aircrafts and ships;
- Adjustments in the import values of ladies underwear, cars, other printed matter and disk memories;
- Adjustments in the output values of musical instruments, living plants, DVDs and CDs;
- Removal of imports and exports of Southern bluefin tuna (03023690).

When will new figures be published?
Not applicable anymore.

Description topics

Imports value
Value of foreign-supplied goods to residents according to the International trade statistics. Imports from EU countries: the value of the goods including freight and insurance to the Dutch border. Imports from non-EU countries: the value including freight and insurance to the border of the European Union.
Exports value
The value of goods supplied to foreign residents according to International trade statistics. This is the value including freight and insurance to the Dutch border.
Balance of trade
Net export value minus import value.