Imports of goods and services by destination; NA, 1995-2016

Imports of goods and services by destination; NA, 1995-2016

Destination of imports Periods Value at current prices Imports of goods and services (mln euro) Value at current prices Imports of goods (mln euro) Value at current prices Imports of services (mln euro) Volume changes on previous year Imports of goods and services (%) Volume changes on previous year Imports of goods (%) Volume changes on previous year Imports of services (%)
A-U All economic activities 2011 185,957 120,811 65,146 4.8 3.8 6.3
A-U All economic activities 2012 191,513 125,901 65,612 0.1 0.1 0.0
A-U All economic activities 2013 190,201 123,318 66,883 1.2 1.2 1.0
A-U All economic activities 2014 190,537 120,922 69,615 2.9 2.5 3.5
A-U All economic activities 2015 195,844 115,472 80,372 8.1 6.7 10.6
A-U All economic activities 2016* 194,642 112,697 81,945 3.2 4.4 1.4
Total imports for final expenditure 2011 257,338 224,314 33,024 2.6 2.4 3.8
Total imports for final expenditure 2012 276,148 240,655 35,493 4.6 4.4 5.9
Total imports for final expenditure 2013 275,773 239,522 36,251 0.7 0.7 0.7
Total imports for final expenditure 2014 284,988 242,385 42,603 5.0 3.2 16.8
Total imports for final expenditure 2015 302,154 255,989 46,165 8.6 8.8 8.0
Total imports for final expenditure 2016* 307,083 260,796 46,287 4.6 5.5 0.0
Total other items 2011 -852 -11,302 10,450 -11.3 0.3 1.2
Total other items 2012 -984 -12,244 11,260 6.6 5.0 4.8
Total other items 2013 -472 -10,797 10,325 -44.2 -10.2 -7.2
Total other items 2014 5 -9,570 9,575 -82.0 -8.8 -5.5
Total other items 2015 45 -9,608 9,653 -3,060.0 6.2 4.6
Total other items 2016* 244 -9,283 9,527 266.7 1.2 2.4
Total imports 2011 442,443 333,823 108,620 3.5 2.9 5.1
Total imports 2012 466,677 354,312 112,365 2.7 2.8 2.3
Total imports 2013 465,502 352,043 113,459 1.0 1.3 0.1
Total imports 2014 475,530 353,737 121,793 4.2 3.3 7.0
Total imports 2015 498,043 361,853 136,190 8.4 8.1 9.2
Total imports 2016* 501,969 364,210 137,759 4.1 5.3 1.0
Source: CBS.
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Table description


This table presents data of imports of goods and services by destination from the National Accounts. The table contains data of imported products by economic activities. It also shows data of imports intended for final expenditure and imports that can not be imputed to economic activities.

Data available from: 1995 up to and including 2016.

Status of the figures:
The figures for the most recent reporting year 2016 are provisional. Data of 1995-2015 are final. Since this table has been discontinued, data of 2016 will not become final.

Changes as of June 22nd 2018:
None. This table has been discontinued.
Statistics Netherlands has carried out a revision of the national accounts. New statistical sources and estimation methods have been used during the revision. Therefore this table has been replaced by table Imports of goods and services by destination; National Accounts. For further information see section 3.

When will new figures be published?
Not applicable anymore.

Description topics

Value at current prices
The values are expressed at prices of the reporting period. Alternatively, values may be expressed at constant prices. In this case, prices of a reference period are used.
Imports of goods and services
Transactions in goods and services (sales, barter and gifts) from non-residents to residents (in the Netherlands). Imports of goods occurs when economic ownership of goods is passed from non-residents to residents. This applies irrespective of corresponding physical movements of goods across frontiers. An enterprise or institution is considered residential after it has been active in the Netherlands for at least one year. This applies irrespective of the question whether the enterprise or institute has foreign owners.
Imports of goods
Transactions in goods (sales, barter and gifts) from non-residents to residents (in the Netherlands). Imports of goods occurs when economic ownership of goods is passed from non-residents to residents. This applies irrespective of corresponding physical movements of goods across frontiers. An enterprise or institution is considered residential after it has been active in the Netherlands for at least one year. This applies irrespective of the question whether the enterprise or institute has foreign owners. Part of the imports are raw materials, semifinished products, fuel and fixed assets. Furthermore, imports of goods may be re-exports: goods that were imported before being exported, after having received at most minor adaptations.
Imports of services
Transactions in services (sales, barter and gifts) from non-residents to residents (in the Netherlands). Imports of services applies among others to expenses made by Dutch companies abroad, like costs of transportation, banking costs and business travels. Imports by services are also made by the Dutch general government, among others by means of expenses made by Dutch embassies and consulates. Imports of services by households consist among others of imports of consumer goods and the direct consumptive expenditure by Dutch residents abroad.
Volume changes on previous year
The weighted average of the changes in the quantity and quality of the components of a certain goods or service transaction or balancing item, annual percentage changes.
Imports of goods and services
Transactions in goods and services (sales, barter and gifts) from non-residents to residents (in the Netherlands). Imports of goods occurs when economic ownership of goods is passed from non-residents to residents. This applies irrespective of corresponding physical movements of goods across frontiers. An enterprise or institution is considered residential after it has been active in the Netherlands for at least one year. This applies irrespective of the question whether the enterprise or institute has foreign owners.
Imports of goods
Transactions in goods (sales, barter and gifts) from non-residents to residents (in the Netherlands). Imports of goods occurs when economic ownership of goods is passed from non-residents to residents. This applies irrespective of corresponding physical movements of goods across frontiers. An enterprise or institution is considered residential after it has been active in the Netherlands for at least one year. This applies irrespective of the question whether the enterprise or institute has foreign owners. Part of the imports are raw materials, semifinished products, fuel and fixed assets. Furthermore, imports of goods may be re-exports: goods that were imported before being exported, after having received at most minor adaptations.
Imports of services
Transactions in services (sales, barter and gifts) from non-residents to residents (in the Netherlands). Imports of services applies among others to expenses made by Dutch companies abroad, like costs of transportation, banking costs and business travels. Imports by services are also made by the Dutch general government, among others by means of expenses made by Dutch embassies and consulates. Imports of services by households consist among others of imports of consumer goods and the direct consumptive expenditure by Dutch residents abroad.