Marginal deterioration terms of trade

Dutch terms of trade of imported and exported goods deteriorated marginally in March 2011 compared to March 2010. Prices of imported goods were 10.0 percent higher, prices of exported goods rose by 9.4 percent.

Higher prices for crude oil, natural gas, petroleum derivatives, basic metals, food products and chemical products contributed most to the increase in import prices. Export prices of these products were also much higher than one year previously.

More information on the terms of trade can be found in the article Changes in the terms of trade in goods

Terms of trade

Terms of trade

More figures can be found on the theme page International trade.