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)
A-U All economic activities 2021* 283,562 172,904 110,658 253,540 152,563 101,743 -1.6 4.8 -9.0 111.8
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2021* 3,375 2,769 606 2,953 2,421 526 3.2 2.8 4.6 114.3
01 Agriculture 2021* 3,224 2,650 574 2,843 2,335 500 3.0 2.6 4.9 113.4
02 Forestry and logging 2021* 69 57 12 35 24 9 9.3 11.9 0.0 197.5
03 Fishing and aquaculture 2021* 82 62 20 75 58 17 4.2 5.7 0.0 108.9
B-E Industry (no construction), energy 2021* 141,429 125,599 15,830 121,854 108,112 14,107 -0.2 2.8 -16.6 116.1
B Mining and quarrying 2021* 667 159 508 598 151 454 -14.0 17.7 -20.6 111.5
06 Extraction of crude petroleum and gas 2021* 151 25 126 131 26 108 -31.9 4.3 -36.5 115.6
08 Mining and quarrying (no oil and gas) 2021* 173 117 56 157 106 51 12.1 22.4 -3.6 110.5
09 Mining support activities 2021* 343 17 326 314 20 295 -14.1 12.5 -15.3 109.3
C Manufacturing 2021* 135,147 120,676 14,471 116,585 104,005 12,894 -0.1 2.9 -17.0 115.9
10-12 Manufacture of food and beverages 2021* 26,952 24,586 2,366 24,452 22,278 2,179 5.1 5.3 3.3 110.2
10 Manufacture of food products 2021* 25,031 22,992 2,039 22,614 20,723 1,891 5.1 5.2 4.0 110.7
11 Manufacture of beverages 2021* 1,253 1,060 193 1,141 972 172 4.1 5.9 -4.5 109.8
12 Manufacture of tobacco products 2021* 668 534 134 704 583 119 8.1 8.6 6.3 94.9
13-15 Man. of textile-, leatherproducts 2021* 1,430 1,252 178 1,363 1,201 162 12.2 12.4 11.3 104.9
16-18 Man. wood en paperprod., printing 2021* 5,406 4,716 690 4,538 3,917 622 7.6 8.6 2.1 119.1
16 Manufacture of wood products 2021* 1,784 1,724 60 1,301 1,237 62 4.5 4.6 3.5 137.1
17 Manufacture of paper 2021* 2,771 2,301 470 2,503 2,085 418 10.7 12.9 2.0 110.7
18 Printing and reproduction 2021* 851 691 160 738 596 143 3.8 4.3 1.9 115.3
19 Manufacture of coke and petroleum 2021* 26,678 26,344 334 20,720 20,407 310 5.5 5.6 4.2 128.8
20-21 Chemistry and pharmaceuticals 2021* 23,515 19,862 3,653 19,841 16,822 3,106 9.0 13.3 -6.9 118.5
20 Manufacture of chemicals 2021* 21,263 17,993 3,270 17,768 15,113 2,745 8.7 13.0 -7.1 119.7
21 Manufacture of pharmaceuticals 2021* 2,252 1,869 383 2,134 1,777 364 10.9 15.4 -5.8 105.5
22-23 Man. plastics and constructionprod 2021* 5,555 5,095 460 4,905 4,477 430 11.8 12.8 2.7 113.3
22 Manufacture rubber, plastic products 2021* 3,715 3,435 280 3,353 3,096 263 14.3 16.0 -0.4 110.8
23 Manufacture of building materials 2021* 1,840 1,660 180 1,561 1,392 167 7.2 7.2 7.9 117.8
24-25 Man. of basic metals and -products 2021* 10,042 9,245 797 6,685 5,977 707 8.6 8.4 10.7 150.2
24 Manufacture of basic metals 2021* 4,427 4,133 294 2,700 2,446 256 11.5 11.5 11.2 164.0
25 Manufacture of metal products 2021* 5,615 5,112 503 4,002 3,547 451 6.6 6.1 10.5 140.3
26-27 Elektrical and electron. Industry 2021* 10,337 6,302 4,035 10,100 6,591 3,626 -41.1 -40.1 -42.5 102.3
26 Manufacture of electronic products 2021* 7,654 4,012 3,642 7,618 4,390 3,261 -49.0 -51.8 -45.6 100.5
27 Manufacture of electric equipment 2021* 2,683 2,290 393 2,385 2,004 379 11.7 10.3 20.0 112.5
28 Manufacture of machinery n.e.c. 2021* 12,242 11,447 795 11,132 10,418 715 13.1 13.4 9.2 110.0
29-30 Transport equipment 2021* 8,692 8,035 657 8,301 7,690 610 1.8 1.8 1.4 104.7
29 Manufacture of cars and trailers 2021* 5,944 5,601 343 5,726 5,409 316 6.6 6.4 9.2 103.8
30 Manufacture of other transport 2021* 2,748 2,434 314 2,574 2,281 294 -7.4 -7.7 -5.8 106.8
31-33 Other manufacturing and repair 2021* 4,298 3,792 506 3,787 3,328 457 3.6 3.3 5.8 113.5
31-32 Man. of furniture and other prods. 2021* 2,438 2,149 289 2,101 1,839 262 15.5 16.3 10.5 116.0
31 Manufacture of furniture 2021* 1,566 1,401 165 1,279 1,137 142 13.0 13.2 11.1 122.4
32 Manufacture of other products 2021* 872 748 124 820 701 120 20.2 22.5 9.8 106.3
33 Repair and installation of machinery 2021* 1,860 1,643 217 1,693 1,497 195 -8.0 -9.0 0.0 109.9
D Energy supply 2021* 4,098 3,777 321 3,434 3,143 286 0.0 -0.1 0.3 119.3
35 Energy supply 2021* 4,098 3,777 321 3,434 3,143 286 0.0 -0.1 0.3 119.3
E Water supply and waste management 2021* 1,517 987 530 1,261 778 481 -4.4 -1.3 -8.7 120.3
36 Water collection and distribution 2021* 90 48 42 83 42 41 3.7 2.4 5.0 108.5
37-39 Sewerage and waste treatment 2021* 1,427 939 488 1,178 735 441 -4.9 -1.5 -9.8 121.2
F Construction 2021* 18,240 14,651 3,589 15,874 12,681 3,187 5.4 5.3 5.4 114.9
41 Construction buildings, development 2021* 6,436 5,445 991 5,556 4,660 894 6.3 7.2 1.6 115.8
42 Civil engineering 2021* 3,410 1,798 1,612 2,898 1,476 1,417 1.0 -4.2 6.8 117.7
43 Specialised construction activities 2021* 8,394 7,408 986 7,424 6,544 878 6.5 6.4 7.3 113.1
G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2021* 41,493 11,778 29,715 38,171 11,610 26,682 -2.3 8.4 -5.7 108.7
G Wholesale and retail trade 2021* 20,111 5,292 14,819 18,426 5,070 13,448 -9.8 6.5 -14.3 109.1
45 Sale and repair of motor vehicles 2021* 2,731 2,168 563 2,680 2,167 516 0.6 1.7 -3.8 101.9
46 Wholesale trade (no motor vehicles) 2021* 15,001 2,588 12,413 13,586 2,407 11,246 -13.6 10.3 -17.1 110.4
47 Retail trade (not in motor vehicles) 2021* 2,379 536 1,843 2,188 502 1,689 6.9 12.1 5.7 108.7
H Transportation and storage 2021* 17,979 3,605 14,374 16,611 3,777 12,750 5.9 11.8 4.8 108.2
49 Land transport 2021* 6,264 1,505 4,759 5,951 1,659 4,287 4.6 14.8 2.1 105.3
50 Water transport 2021* 4,088 658 3,430 3,623 659 2,976 -2.8 5.7 -4.0 112.8
51 Air transport 2021* 3,115 1,134 1,981 2,956 1,140 1,773 7.8 5.5 8.7 105.4
52 Warehousing, services for transport 2021* 2,854 268 2,586 2,561 257 2,311 15.0 34.1 13.6 111.5
53 Postal and courier activities 2021* 1,658 40 1,618 1,403 41 1,364 16.2 20.7 16.1 118.2
I Accommodation and food serving 2021* 3,403 2,881 522 3,210 2,723 484 9.0 8.4 12.4 106.0
55 Accommodation 2021* 619 462 157 565 419 145 8.9 7.9 11.9 109.7
56 Food and beverage service activities 2021* 2,784 2,419 365 2,646 2,304 339 9.0 8.4 12.7 105.2
J Information and communication 2021* 16,354 2,605 13,749 15,493 2,738 12,838 -30.9 6.1 -35.2 105.6
58-60 Publishing, movie, radio and TV 2021* 4,189 384 3,805 3,778 355 3,438 -62.6 15.4 -64.9 110.9
58 Publishing 2021* 511 286 225 481 269 212 6.8 11.7 1.4 106.2
59-60 Movies, TV and radio 2021* 3,678 98 3,580 3,317 85 3,231 -65.7 27.4 -66.3 110.9
59 Film, TV and music production etc 2021* 3,497 68 3,429 3,161 61 3,100 -66.7 28.6 -67.2 110.6
60 Programming and broadcasting 2021* 181 30 151 154 25 129 -3.8 25.0 -8.2 117.2
61 Telecommunications 2021* 2,808 1,272 1,536 2,959 1,300 1,659 1.6 1.2 1.9 94.9
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
62 Support activities in the field of IT 2021* 7,450 699 6,751 7,037 814 6,249 -7.2 10.1 -8.7 105.9
63 Information service activities 2021* 1,907 250 1,657 1,914 290 1,615 11.8 9.1 12.2 99.6
K Financial institutions 2021* 12,946 258 12,688 13,146 259 12,892 7.0 9.3 7.0 98.5
64 Financial institutions, no insurance 2021* 8,259 79 8,180 8,389 80 8,313 2.8 12.1 2.8 98.5
65 Insurance and pension funding 2021* 4,065 99 3,966 4,243 94 4,151 16.5 3.4 16.8 95.8
66 Other financial services 2021* 622 80 542 598 86 513 7.5 14.3 6.7 104.0
L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2021* 1,638 829 809 1,459 700 759 4.7 5.1 4.4 112.2
68 Renting, buying, selling real estate 2021* 1,638 829 809 1,459 700 759 4.7 5.1 4.4 112.2
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
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
69-71 Management, technical consultancy 2021* 18,497 1,119 17,378 17,063 1,084 15,975 -2.1 3.0 -2.4 108.4
69-70 Legal and management consultancy 2021* 16,972 472 16,500 15,607 460 15,141 -2.5 4.4 -2.7 108.7
69 Legal services, administration etc. 2021* 1,002 114 888 961 118 842 2.7 7.8 2.1 104.3
70 Holding companies (not financial) 2021* 15,970 358 15,612 14,647 343 14,300 -2.8 3.4 -2.9 109.0
71 Architects, technical services etc. 2021* 1,525 647 878 1,454 623 831 2.1 2.0 2.1 104.8
72 Research and development 2021* 1,438 849 589 1,241 706 542 9.1 18.8 -0.9 115.8
73-75 Advertising, design and other 2021* 1,905 441 1,464 1,790 455 1,352 -5.0 11.7 -9.0 106.4
73 Advertising and market research 2021* 1,298 96 1,202 1,230 107 1,126 12.2 14.3 12.1 105.5
74-75 Other specialised services 2021* 607 345 262 564 349 236 -28.6 11.0 -51.1 107.6
74 Other specialised business services 2021* 457 204 253 419 209 227 -35.0 19.0 -52.0 109.0
75 Veterinary activities 2021* 150 141 9 149 140 9 1.4 1.5 0.0 100.9
N Renting and other business support 2021* 11,796 1,829 9,967 11,118 1,748 9,389 11.5 12.3 11.3 106.1
77 Renting and leasing of tangible goods 2021* 5,185 224 4,961 4,889 226 4,642 3.5 30.1 2.6 106.1
78 Employment activities 2021* 696 65 631 664 76 590 9.0 9.4 9.0 104.8
79 Travel agencies, tour operators etc 2021* 3,898 30 3,868 3,743 30 3,713 27.1 11.1 27.2 104.1
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
80 Security and investigation 2021* 192 132 60 178 123 54 16.5 18.9 11.5 107.8
Source: CBS.
Explanation of symbols

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.