How resilient is the Netherlands?Articles
On 19 May 2021 CBS published the Monitor of Well-being & Sustainable Development Goals 2021, which provides a broad description of the trends in well-being in our country.
Dutch Trade in Facts and Figures, 2021Publications
This publication contains information on internationalisation in the Netherlands. Exports and imports of goods and services, export earnings, value chains, multinationals and investment are covered extensively.
Trade surplus remains stable despite COVID-19Articles
In the first eight months of 2020, the value of Dutch goods exports was 35 billion euros higher than goods imports. This trade surplus is virtually equal to one year previously.
Port throughput slumped in first half of 2020Articles
In the first six months of 2020, the volume of transhipments at Dutch seaports declined by nearly 10 percent relative to the same period last year.
Goods imports down mainly due to less petroleum and gasArticles
In the first eight months of 2020, Dutch goods imports amounted to over 275 billion euros.
Russia largest oil supplier for the NetherlandsArticles
One third of total Dutch imports of crude oil came from Russia in 2010, followed at a distance by the United Kingdom. Saudi Arabia’s importance has waned in recent years.
Norway overtakes Russia as largest oil supplierArticles
In 2008, the Russian Federation accounted for one third of Dutch crude oil imports. Six years later, the share had been reduced to one quarter. At the same time, crude oil exports from Norway to the Netherlands...
Russian boycott will cost Dutch economy 300 million eurosArticles
The export value of goods covered by Russian boycott amounted to more than 500 million euros in 2013. The Netherlands earned approximately 300 million euros and about 5,000 jobs were involved.
Exports to Russia on the riseArticles
During the first 7 months of 2017, exports to Russia amounted to nearly 3.2 billion euros.
Export food products hit by Russian import ban comes to virtual standstillArticles
After the trade barriers between the Russian Federation and the European Union became effective, the value of export of food products to Russia was reduced almost by half. Exports of machinery and equipment...
Revised version: Eightfold increase in petroleum shipped from Russian ports to the Netherlands since 2000Articles
Only 0.1 percent of Dutch exports directly hit by Russian boycottArticles
Only 0.1 percent of total Dutch exports of goods is affected by the Russian boycott of agricultural products, but the boycott predominantly concerns exports of products made in the Netherlands, which have...
Eurozone increasingly important for Greek tradeArticles
The importance of the eurozone as a trading partner for Greece has increased substantially in 2015. In the past, the eurozone was less relevant for Greece as a trading partner. EU member state Germany,...
Substantial increase immigration from former Soviet UnionArticles
On 1 January last year, 65 thousand Soviet Union nationals were living in the Netherlands. Among them were 16 thousand children born in the Netherlands. Another 49 thousand Soviet citizens are immigrants....
Non-EU exports vital for Friesland and North BrabantArticles
Friesland and North Brabant are the biggest exporters of goods to countries outside the EU.
Agricultural exports under pressureArticles
In the first four months of 2015, the value of agricultural exports was 2.7 percent down from the same period last year. The value of exports of dairy, cattle and meat fell substantially. Exports of agricultural...