International trade in goods; change of ownership, key figures

International trade in goods; change of ownership, key figures

Countries SITC Periods Change of ownership goods; import Total import value (million euros) Change of ownership goods; export Total export value (million euros) Change of ownership goods; export Re-export value (million euros) Change of ownership goods; export Export value of Dutch product (million euros) Change of ownership goods; balance Trade balance (million euros) Change of ownership goods; growth Annual change in import value (%) Change of ownership goods; growth Annual change in export value (%)
Total countries Total goods 2022 December** 63,686 74,157 30,071 44,085 10,471 14.4 16.6
Total countries Total goods 2022** 768,829 878,198 358,453 519,745 109,369 31.4 27.7
Total countries Total goods 2023 January* 62,276 69,327 30,346 38,981 7,051 12.3 11.0
Total countries Total goods 2023 February* 59,032 69,932 28,754 41,178 10,900 10.4 12.1
Total countries Total goods 2023 March* 63,662 76,222 31,583 44,639 12,560 0.1 5.0
Total countries Total goods 2023 April* 57,979 64,293 25,437 38,856 6,314 -5.4 -6.5
Total countries Total goods 2023 May* 60,598 70,346 27,702 42,644 9,748 -8.6 -4.9
Total countries Total goods 2023 June* 59,533 72,101 28,984 43,117 12,568 -10.0 -5.7
Total countries Total goods 2023 July* 56,391 64,875 25,568 39,307 8,484 -11.1 -11.0
Total countries Total goods 2023 August* 55,263 66,312 26,259 40,053 11,049 -17.4 -10.4
Total countries Total goods 2023 September* 55,557 69,535 27,657 41,879 13,978 -20.8 -14.5
Total countries Total goods 2023 October* 57,742 68,598 27,357 41,241 10,856 -18.3 -13.6
Total countries Total goods 2023 November* 57,017 70,447 28,022 42,425 13,431 -15.8 -11.6
Total countries Total goods 2023 December* 54,204 64,838 24,708 40,130 10,634 -14.9 -12.6
Total countries Total goods 2023* 699,254 826,827 332,377 494,450 127,573 -9.0 -5.8
EU (excl. the Netherlands) Total goods 2022 December** 28,404 44,114 23,894 20,220 15,710 9.5 14.4
EU (excl. the Netherlands) Total goods 2022** 337,710 535,493 288,519 246,973 197,783 22.2 29.6
EU (excl. the Netherlands) Total goods 2023 January* 28,557 44,081 24,326 19,755 15,525 13.5 14.4
EU (excl. the Netherlands) Total goods 2023 February* 27,244 43,151 22,958 20,193 15,907 8.3 15.1
EU (excl. the Netherlands) Total goods 2023 March* 29,712 46,454 24,912 21,542 16,742 4.4 3.8
EU (excl. the Netherlands) Total goods 2023 April* 26,477 38,961 20,197 18,764 12,484 -3.2 -7.9
EU (excl. the Netherlands) Total goods 2023 May* 27,517 42,904 21,958 20,945 15,387 -5.0 -3.4
EU (excl. the Netherlands) Total goods 2023 June* 28,258 43,031 22,555 20,476 14,773 -4.3 -7.1
EU (excl. the Netherlands) Total goods 2023 July* 25,698 39,059 19,828 19,232 13,361 -7.7 -10.2
EU (excl. the Netherlands) Total goods 2023 August* 25,505 39,068 20,619 18,449 13,563 -7.0 -12.7
EU (excl. the Netherlands) Total goods 2023 September* 26,965 41,517 21,884 19,632 14,552 -8.4 -16.8
EU (excl. the Netherlands) Total goods 2023 October* 27,958 41,471 21,576 19,895 13,513 -6.2 -17.2
EU (excl. the Netherlands) Total goods 2023 November* 27,923 41,769 21,842 19,927 13,846 -7.4 -15.3
EU (excl. the Netherlands) Total goods 2023 December* 26,220 37,531 19,141 18,391 11,312 -7.7 -14.9
EU (excl. the Netherlands) Total goods 2023* 328,032 498,997 261,796 237,201 170,965 -2.9 -6.8
Non-EU Total goods 2022 December** 35,282 30,042 6,177 23,866 -5,240 18.6 20.1
Non-EU Total goods 2022** 431,119 342,705 69,934 272,771 -88,414 39.7 24.9
Non-EU Total goods 2023 January* 33,719 25,245 6,020 19,226 -8,474 11.3 5.4
Non-EU Total goods 2023 February* 31,789 26,781 5,796 20,985 -5,008 12.2 7.6
Non-EU Total goods 2023 March* 33,950 29,768 6,671 23,097 -4,182 -3.3 6.8
Non-EU Total goods 2023 April* 31,503 25,333 5,240 20,092 -6,170 -7.2 -4.3
Non-EU Total goods 2023 May* 33,081 27,442 5,744 21,699 -5,638 -11.4 -7.2
Non-EU Total goods 2023 June* 31,275 29,071 6,429 22,641 -2,205 -14.6 -3.6
Non-EU Total goods 2023 July* 30,692 25,815 5,740 20,075 -4,877 -13.8 -12.1
Non-EU Total goods 2023 August* 29,759 27,244 5,640 21,604 -2,514 -24.6 -6.9
Non-EU Total goods 2023 September* 28,592 28,018 5,772 22,246 -574 -29.8 -10.8
Non-EU Total goods 2023 October* 29,784 27,127 5,781 21,346 -2,657 -27.2 -7.5
Non-EU Total goods 2023 November* 29,093 28,678 6,180 22,498 -415 -22.5 -5.6
Non-EU Total goods 2023 December* 27,985 27,307 5,567 21,740 -678 -20.7 -9.1
Non-EU Total goods 2023* 371,222 327,830 70,581 257,249 -43,392 -13.9 -4.3
Source: CBS.
Explanation of symbols

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In this table, the Dutch import, (re)export value and trade balance according to change of ownership are classified by the sections of the Standard International Trade Classification (SITC). The data is broken down further by continents and countries according to the Geonomenclature (GEONOM).

Data available from: January 2015.

Status of the figures:
The figures on international trade in goods are provisional for a longer period of time, as they can be adjusted on the basis of new or current source information. The provisional figures become revised provisional in the fourth quarter after a reporting year. The revised provisional figures will become definitive in the fourth quarter of the following year.

Changes as of February 14, 2024:
The provisional figures for December 2023 have been added. The provisional annual figures for 2023 are also available.

Changes as of November 22, 2023:
The figures for 2021 have been corrected. For this reporting year, some values (for the countries) were wrongly not settled. This has been fixed in this version.

When will new figures be published?
New figures become available about six weeks after a reporting month.

Description topics

Change of ownership goods; import
Goods that foreign companies and persons transfer to Dutch companies and persons according to the method of change of economic ownership.
Total import value
The total value of the goods that foreign companies and persons transfer to Dutch companies and persons.
Change of ownership goods; export
Goods that Dutch companies and persons transfer to foreign companies and persons according to the method of change of economic ownership.
Total export value
The total value of the goods that Dutch companies and persons transfer to foreign companies and persons.
Re-export value
The part of the export value that consists of originally imported goods that have become the property of Dutch companies and persons, and that are re-exported (almost) unprocessed for foreign use or consumption.
Export value of Dutch product
The part of the export value that consists of goods made by Dutch companies and persons.
Change of ownership goods; balance
The trade balance according to the method of change of economic ownership.
Trade balance
The export value minus the import value.
Change of ownership goods; growth
The development of international trade in goods according to the method of change of economic ownership.
Annual change in import value
Percentage change compared to the same period a year earlier.

Please note:
- For a country group, annual changes are only shown if it represents the same countries as in the same period the year before;
- After a method break, the annual changes in comparison with the previous year are missing.
Annual change in export value
Percentage change compared to the same period a year earlier.

Please note:
- For a country group, annual changes are only shown if it represents the same countries as in the same period the year before;
- After a method break, the annual changes in comparison with the previous year are missing.