Dutch terms of trade of imported and exported goods deteriorated marginally in April 2011 compared to April 2010. Prices of imported goods were 8.5 percent higher, prices of exported goods rose by 7.8 percent. For the seventh consecutive month, terms of trade were marginally below the level of one year previously.
Higher prices for petroleum, petroleum derivatives, natural gas, basic metals, food products and chemical products contributed most to the increase in import prices. Export prices of these products were also far beyond the level of one year previously.
Terms of trade
More figures can be found on the theme page International trade.