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)
C Manufacturing 2020* 111,000 94,746 16,254 115,322 100,200 15,050 -5.5 -4.8 -10.0 96.3
10-12 Manufacture of food and beverages 2020* 23,022 20,881 2,141 23,074 21,088 1,995 -1.5 -1.0 -6.3 99.8
10 Manufacture of food products 2020* 21,349 19,534 1,815 21,400 19,707 1,698 -1.1 -0.6 -5.6 99.8
11 Manufacture of beverages 2020* 1,100 877 223 1,035 832 203 -9.3 -8.8 -11.2 106.2
12 Manufacture of tobacco products 2020* 573 470 103 647 554 95 0.7 2.1 -5.5 88.6
13-15 Man. of textile-, leatherproducts 2020* 1,264 1,116 148 1,232 1,093 140 -5.0 -4.7 -7.5 102.6
16-18 Man. wood en paperprod., printing 2020* 4,345 3,723 622 4,309 3,723 584 -2.1 -2.2 -1.6 100.8
16 Manufacture of wood products 2020* 1,315 1,261 54 1,244 1,187 55 4.8 5.2 -3.8 105.7
17 Manufacture of paper 2020* 2,269 1,871 398 2,328 1,949 377 -4.2 -4.5 -2.4 97.5
19 Manufacture of coke and petroleum 2020* 15,308 15,023 285 18,798 18,525 266 -8.0 -8.0 -10.9 81.4
20 Manufacture of chemicals 2020* 15,762 12,477 3,285 16,787 13,806 2,969 -0.7 -0.8 -0.5 93.9
21 Manufacture of pharmaceuticals 2020* 1,734 1,368 366 1,761 1,414 350 1.2 0.1 5.6 98.4
22-23 Man. plastics and constructionprod 2020* 4,384 3,965 419 4,423 4,011 410 2.3 2.8 -2.1 99.1
22 Manufacture rubber, plastic products 2020* 2,849 2,588 261 2,981 2,729 253 4.3 5.1 -2.7 95.6
23 Manufacture of building materials 2020* 1,535 1,377 158 1,444 1,284 157 -1.4 -1.4 -1.2 106.3
24-25 Man. of basic metals and -products 2020* 7,007 6,361 646 6,172 5,567 599 -5.0 -4.6 -9.5 113.5
24 Manufacture of basic metals 2020* 2,952 2,706 246 2,490 2,259 232 -8.4 -8.3 -10.2 118.5
25 Manufacture of metal products 2020* 4,055 3,655 400 3,698 3,326 367 -2.4 -1.6 -9.0 109.6
26 Manufacture of electronic products 2020* 14,391 8,048 6,343 14,854 9,148 5,877 -13.0 -9.0 -17.7 96.9
27 Manufacture of electric equipment 2020* 2,176 1,928 248 2,124 1,880 240 2.8 5.0 -11.8 102.4
28 Manufacture of machinery n.e.c. 2020* 10,245 9,501 744 9,863 9,174 689 1.4 1.3 2.4 103.9
29 Manufacture of cars and trailers 2020* 5,272 5,017 255 5,186 4,946 240 -25.2 -25.5 -18.9 101.7
30 Manufacture of other transport 2020* 2,715 2,406 309 2,680 2,389 293 -6.5 -5.9 -11.1 101.3
31-33 Other manufacturing and repair 2020* 3,375 2,932 443 3,331 2,920 409 -6.2 -5.8 -9.2 101.3
31-32 Man. of furniture and other prods. 2020* 1,588 1,354 234 1,581 1,361 219 -6.7 -6.2 -9.6 100.5
31 Manufacture of furniture 2020* 992 878 114 933 829 104 -6.3 -5.2 -13.8 106.3
32 Manufacture of other products 2020* 596 476 120 647 530 116 -7.2 -7.7 -5.0 92.1
E Water supply and waste management 2020* 1,249 804 445 1,279 850 427 -2.4 -4.0 0.7 97.7
69-71 Management, technical consultancy 2020* 19,585 1,033 18,552 18,486 1,028 17,446 7.8 0.4 8.2 105.9
69-70 Legal and management consultancy 2020* 18,298 461 17,837 17,212 464 16,738 8.5 3.8 8.6 106.3
86 Human health activities 2020* 4,067 3,690 377 4,220 3,871 354 3.4 3.9 -1.1 96.4
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 2015-2019 are final. Data of 2020 are provisional.

Changes as of June 24th 2021:
Data of 2020 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.