Extraction, import and export materials by kind, nat. accounts 1996-2012

Extraction, import and export materials by kind, nat. accounts 1996-2012

Periods Material flows in physical amounts Extraction of type of materials Total extraction (mln kg) Material flows in physical amounts Import by type of material Total import by type of material (mln kg) Material flows in physical amounts Export by type of material Total export by type of material (mln kg) Material flows in monetary amounts Import by type of material Total import by type of material (mln euro) Material flows in monetary amounts Export by type of material Total export by type of material (mln euro)
1996 249,958 262,087 228,472 137,837 153,478
2000 248,279 311,544 255,059 214,636 236,355
2005 211,975 341,634 294,684 250,780 290,246
2006 212,195 365,858 316,284 286,791 326,324
2007 214,694 381,731 319,439 311,026 353,226
2008 219,523 394,847 329,487 337,347 375,993
2009 381,327 364,019 308,278 274,794 312,563
2010 389,819 377,685 332,112 333,477 375,970
2011 275,416 385,953 338,778 366,697 415,644
2012* 222,174 391,326 354,513 390,803 435,917
Source: CBS.
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Table description


This table contains information about materials that enter of leave the Dutch economy through import, export and extraction. Materials include resources, semi-finished products and finished products. The import and export of materials is recorded both in kilos (physically) and in euros (monetary). The currently presented tables can be referred to as the material flow accounts.

Data available from: 1996-2012
As of 8 December 2015, this table is discontinued. Figures have been recalculated according to a new method. A link to the new tables Extraction, import and export of materials; national accounts and extraction, import and export of materials by continent; national accounts can be found in chapter 3.


Status of the figures:
2012 provisional, other years final.

Changes as of 8 December 2015:
None, this is a discontinued table.

When will new figures be published?
Not applicable.

Description topics

Material flows in physical amounts
Extraction of type of materials
Materials that are extracted from the environment and used by residents as input for the production process. Extraction comprises not only the mining and quarrying of minerals but also harvest of agricultural goods and the catch of non-cultivated fish.
Total extraction
Materials that are extracted from the environment and used by residents as input for the production process. Extraction comprises not only the mining and quarrying of minerals but also harvest of agricultural goods and the catch of non-cultivated fish.
Import by type of material
The import of goods comprises goods, destined for Dutch residents that originate in other economies. This also included goods that, after import, leave the country again without any significant treatment taken place as long as these goods are owned by Dutch residents (re-exports).
Total import by type of material
The import of goods comprises goods, destined for Dutch residents that originate in other economies. This also included goods that, after import, leave the country again without any significant treatment taken place as long as these goods are owned by Dutch residents (re-exports).
Export by type of material
The export of goods comprises goods, supplied by Dutch residents, whose destiny is another county. This also included purchases in the Netherlands by foreigners.
Total export by type of material
The export of goods comprises goods, supplied by Dutch residents, whose destiny is another county. This also included purchases in the Netherlands by foreigners.
Material flows in monetary amounts
Import by type of material
The import of goods comprises goods, destined for Dutch residents that originate in other economies. This also included goods that, after import, leave the country again without any significant treatment taken place as long as these goods are owned by Dutch residents (re-exports).
Total import by type of material
The import of goods comprises goods, destined for Dutch residents that originate in other economies. This also included goods that, after import, leave the country again without any significant treatment taken place as long as these goods are owned by Dutch residents (re-exports).
Export by type of material
The export of goods comprises goods, supplied by Dutch residents, whose destiny is another county. This also included purchases in the Netherlands by foreigners.
Total export by type of material
The export of goods comprises goods, supplied by Dutch residents, whose destiny is another county. This also included purchases in the Netherlands by foreigners.