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Port throughput slumped in first half of 2020
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.
New classification of population by origin
Overview of new population classification based on country of birth, i.e. the Netherlands or a foreign country classified into continents. Replacing the former classification based on migration...
Throughput in Dutch seaports at record level
In 2018, the total volume of incoming and outgoing cargo shipments to and from Dutch seaports reached a historic high of almost 605 million tonnes.
Investing abroad and trade relationships
Over half of enterprises outside the service sector with stakes in a foreign business in 2014 also maintained a trade relationship with the country where that business is located.
Oil tankers dominate short sea shipping
Dutch ports handled a total of nearly 570 million tons of goods in 2014. Nearly half (48 percent) was carried by coastal shipping also referred to as short sea shipping. The rest of the goods were...
Foreign trade up 6 percent in June
The value of imports to and exports from the Netherlands was 6 percent higher in June than in the same month last year. Imports amounted to 20.7 billion euro, exports to 23.8 billion euro.
Turnover dairy wholesalers exceeds 12 billion euros
Wholesale traders in dairy products like cheese, milk and eggs generated in excess of 12 billion euros, i.e. 7 percent more than in 2012. The most important export products are cheese and powdered...