The CBS Exports Radar indicates that circumstances for exports are more favourable in February than in December, but slightly less favourable than in January.
Circumstances for Dutch exports considerably more favourable in February
According to the CBS Exports Radar, circumstances for Dutch exports are considerably more favourable in February than in December. Conditions are largely determined by recent developments on the major export markets for Dutch products and by the competitive position of the Netherlands.
In February’s Exports Radar, exchange rates have improved significantly. Opinions of Dutch and European manufacturers about their foreign orders and European and Dutch producer confidence were also more favourable than in December. Germany’s manufacturing industry, on the other hand, performed worse than in December.
Goods exports account for approximately three-quarters of total exports. CBS does not publish monthly data on exports of services. Data on total exports are published on a quarterly and annual basis. The data in this publication are provisional and can be subject to adjustments.