Composition development of goods exports: exporter behavior

Composition development of goods exports: exporter behavior

Export behavior Periods Export growth (1 000 euros) Contribution to total export growth (%)
Total 2017 44,206,192 10.4
Total 2018 30,440,281 6.5
Total 2019 17,390,024 3.5
Increase: entering export markets 2017 3,217,308 0.8
Increase: entering export markets 2018 2,130,993 0.5
Increase: entering export markets 2019 5,511,158 1.1
Increase: existing combo product/country 2017 65,552,043 15.5
Increase: existing combo product/country 2018 64,661,381 13.8
Increase: existing combo product/country 2019 61,994,297 12.5
Increase: existing product, new country 2017 8,182,344 1.9
Increase: existing product, new country 2018 6,843,950 1.5
Increase: existing product, new country 2019 7,362,898 1.5
Increase: new product, existing country 2017 2,551,526 0.6
Increase: new product, existing country 2018 2,142,501 0.5
Increase: new product, existing country 2019 2,458,546 0.5
Increase: new combo product/country 2017 10,597,660 2.5
Increase: new combo product/country 2018 7,729,186 1.7
Increase: new combo product/country 2019 9,228,724 1.9
Decrease: exiting export markets 2017 -3,838,432 -0.9
Decrease: exiting export markets 2018 -3,381,173 -0.7
Decrease: exiting export markets 2019 -2,540,902 -0.5
Decrease: existing combo product/country 2017 -44,370,017 -10.5
Decrease: existing combo product/country 2018 -48,838,478 -10.4
Decrease: existing combo product/country 2019 -57,672,106 -11.6
Decrease: discont. country/all products 2017 -5,993,123 -1.4
Decrease: discont. country/all products 2018 -6,678,636 -1.4
Decrease: discont. country/all products 2019 -5,249,491 -1.1
Decrease: discont. product/all countries 2017 -1,980,399 -0.5
Decrease: discont. product/all countries 2018 -2,083,842 -0.4
Decrease: discont. product/all countries 2019 -1,824,766 -0.4
Decrease: discont. combo product/country 2017 -6,813,461 -1.6
Decrease: discont. combo product/country 2018 -6,838,005 -1.5
Decrease: discont. combo product/country 2019 -7,360,200 -1.5
Status unknown 2017 17,100,744 4.0
Status unknown 2018 14,752,404 3.2
Status unknown 2019 5,481,867 1.1
Source: CBS.
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Table description


This table provides figures on the development of Dutch export value, broken down by export portfolio dynamics in terms of export products and destinations. A product is here defined as a 4-digit product group according to the Standard International Trade Classification (SITC) and destinations are classified according to the Geonomenclature (GEONOM).

Data available from: 2012.

Status of the figures:
The provisional figures on international trade may be adjusted on the basis of new or revised source data. This means their provisional status may be prolonged. New figures will be published in Q4 of the year following the reporting year. Figures over the previous years have already become definitive.

Changes as of 12 February 2021:
The figures of 2019 are added.

When will new figures become available?
New figures will be published in Q4 of the year following the reporting year.

Description topics

Export growth
Year-on-year changes in absolute value. Annual changes for 2015 were omitted due to the break in series 2014/2015.
Contribution to total export growth
The contribution of a specific category to the total percentage growth in goods exports, calculated by dividing the absolute change in a category by the total value change of goods exports, multiplied by the annual change of goods exports as a percentage.