Dutch Trade in Facts and Figures, 2021 provides current and relevant information on the state of internationalisation in the Netherlands. Among the topics covered in this publication are the Netherlands’ exports of goods and services, export earnings and export-induced employment, as well as its participation in international value chains, the activities of multinationals and its share in international investments. Where possible, the year 2020 – the year of the COVID-19 pandemic – has been included.
Dutch Trade in Facts and Figures is an annual publication with key economic data and indicators; it contains many time series, mainly at a high macro or meso level, with a few topics specifically focused on priorities taken from the Dutch government's foreign trade agenda.
This publication meets the need for quick access to the most important data on the internationalisation of the Dutch business economy and wider economy. Dutch Trade in Facts and Figures has been developed by the Expertise Centre for Globalisation at Statistics Netherlands on behalf of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Each chapter in this publication is accompanied by a set of data tables.