Imports of goods and services by destination; National Accounts

Imports of goods and services by destination; National Accounts

Destination of imports Periods Value at current prices Imports of goods and services (million euros) Value at current prices Imports of goods (million euros) Value at current prices Imports of services (million euros) Value at prices of 2015 Imports of goods and services (million euros) Value at prices of 2015 Imports of goods (million euros) Value at prices of 2015 Imports of services (million euros) 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 (%) Price indices Imports of goods and services (2015=100) Price indices Imports of goods (2015=100) Price indices Imports of services (2015=100)
52 Warehousing, services for transport 2021* 2,854 268 2,586 2,561 257 2,311 15.0 34.1 13.6 111.5 104.3 111.9
62-63 IT- and information services 2021* 9,357 949 8,408 8,921 1,105 7,846 -3.8 9.9 -5.2 104.9 85.9 107.2
66 Other financial services 2021* 622 80 542 598 86 513 7.5 14.3 6.7 104.0 93.1 105.6
M-N Business services 2021* 33,636 4,238 29,398 31,202 4,005 27,235 2.5 10.6 1.5 107.8 105.8 107.9
M Other specialised business services 2021* 21,840 2,409 19,431 20,089 2,256 17,854 -1.8 9.3 -2.9 108.7 106.8 108.8
69 Legal services, administration etc. 2021* 1,002 114 888 961 118 842 2.7 7.8 2.1 104.3 96.6 105.4
71 Architects, technical services etc. 2021* 1,525 647 878 1,454 623 831 2.1 2.0 2.1 104.8 103.9 105.6
74-75 Other specialised services 2021* 607 345 262 564 349 236 -28.6 11.0 -51.1 107.6 98.9 111.0
74 Other specialised business services 2021* 457 204 253 419 209 227 -35.0 19.0 -52.0 109.0 97.6 111.2
80-82 Security, other business services 2021* 2,017 1,510 507 1,877 1,418 465 8.3 10.3 3.1 107.4 106.5 109.1
82 Other business services 2021* 595 356 239 565 357 213 12.7 17.6 6.4 105.2 99.6 112.2
O Public administration and services 2021* 4,611 2,478 2,133 4,333 2,416 1,958 20.3 52.1 -2.8 106.4 102.5 109.0
84 Public administration and services 2021* 4,611 2,478 2,133 4,333 2,416 1,958 20.3 52.1 -2.8 106.4 102.5 109.0
R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2021* 1,876 1,085 791 1,779 1,049 733 0.9 5.4 -4.3 105.5 103.4 107.9
96 Other personal services 2021* 515 411 104 533 436 98 9.4 10.6 5.2 96.6 94.3 106.6
Total imports for final expenditure 2021* 338,657 319,098 19,559 324,685 309,023 17,406 9.2 11.1 -13.8 104.3 103.3 112.4
Other goods and services n.e.c. 2021* 433 433 0 418 418 . 10.5 10.5 . 103.7 103.7 .
Total imports 2021* 622,743 485,829 136,914 578,180 455,928 124,887 4.0 8.7 -8.8 107.7 106.6 109.6
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: 2015.

Status of the figures:
Data of 2015-2020 are final. Data of 2021 are provisional.

Changes as of June 24th 2022:
Data of 2021 have been added to this table.


When will new figures be published?
Provisional data are published 6 months after the end of the reporting year. Final data are released 18 months after the end of the reporting year.

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.
Value at prices of 2015
The values are expressed at prices of the reference period 2015 by taking account of inflation. Alternatively, values may be expressed at prices of the reporting period.
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.
Price indices
The weighted average of the price changes of the components of a certain variable. Deflators relative to the reference year 2015.
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.