Terms of trade in goods; index 2000 = 100, 1990 - 2013

Terms of trade in goods; index 2000 = 100, 1990 - 2013

Periods Terms of trade Index figures (2000 = 100) Terms of trade Changes (%) Import price Index figures (2000 = 100) Import price Changes (%) Export price Index figures (2000 = 100) Export price Changes (%)
2009 103.2 0.0 96.7 -8.5 99.7 -8.5
2010* 102.5 -0.6 103.8 7.3 106.4 6.7
2012 February* 102.8 -0.4 113.4 3.2 116.5 2.8
2012 March* 103.1 -0.3 111.5 2.9 114.9 2.6
2012 1st quarter* 103.5 -0.1 111.6 3.2 115.5 3.1
2012 April* 103.9 -0.5 109.9 2.5 114.2 2.1
2012 May* 101.3 -0.6 113.3 2.2 114.8 1.7
2012 June* 102.6 -0.5 108.5 1.2 111.3 0.8
2012 2nd quarter* 102.6 -0.5 110.6 2.0 113.4 1.5
2012 July* 100.5 -1.0 114.4 2.8 115.0 1.8
2012 August* 99.9 -1.2 115.0 5.0 115.0 3.7
2012 September* 100.5 -0.4 113.9 3.3 114.4 2.9
2012 3rd quarter* 100.3 -0.9 114.4 3.7 114.8 2.8
2012 October* 101.2 -0.6 113.2 2.7 114.6 2.1
2012 November* 104.8 -0.8 109.1 2.2 114.4 1.4
2012 December* 101.3 -0.3 110.1 1.0 111.5 0.8
2012 4th quarter* 102.4 -0.6 110.8 2.0 113.5 1.4
2012* 102.2 -0.5 111.8 2.7 114.3 2.2
2013 January* 104.6 0.1 110.1 0.1 115.1 0.2
2013 February* 103.0 0.3 113.5 0.0 116.9 0.3
2013 March* 104.0 0.9 109.6 -1.7 114.0 -0.8
2013 1st quarter* 103.9 0.4 111.1 -0.5 115.3 -0.1
2013 April* 105.3 1.3 106.3 -3.2 112.0 -1.9
Source: CBS.
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Table description


Statistics Netherlands collects monthly data on imports and exports of goods. This table comprises index figures and changes in terms of percentage of terms of trade, import price and export price of goods. The indices are based on 2000 = 100. The changes in terms of percentage are compared with the same period twelve months previously.

Data available from January 1990 until April 2013.

Status of the figures
The figures for 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 are provisional. The other figures are definite. Due to the discontinuation of this table, the provisional data will remain provisional.

Changes as of 14 June 2013
Figures on April 2013 have been added and the table has been discontinued.

When will new figures be published?
Not applicable.

Will this table be replaced?
This table will be continued as: Terms of trade in goods, index 2010 = 100. For more information see section 3.

Description topics

Terms of trade
The terms of trade in goods reflect the ratio of export prices to import
prices. If prices of exports rise more quickly than prices of imports, the
terms of trade improve. If import prices rise more quickly than export
prices, the terms of trade deteriorate.
Index figures
Index figures, base year 2000 = 100.
Changes
Changes compared to the same period in the previous year.
Import price
Import price of goods
Index figures
Index figures, base year 2000 = 100.
Changes
Changes compared to the same period in the previous year.
Export price
Export price of goods.
Index figures
Index figures, base year 2000 = 100.
Changes
Changes compared to the same period in the previous year.