International trade; import and export values key figuresFigures
Import and export value of goods key figures; classification according to SITC (sections) and groups of countries.
Dutch goods trade above pre-pandemic level in first half of 2021Articles
In the first six months of 2021, goods exports were up by 42 billion euros relative to one year previously. Goods imports increased by 35 billion euros.
Export value of goods (trade)Other
The value of all goods, including costs insurance freight (CIF) up to the Dutch border. The goods are domestically produced or imported.
More domestic exports to the UK in Q1 2021Articles
In Q1 2021, the value of exports of Dutch-manufactured goods to the United Kingdom was 24 percent higher than in the same quarter last year.
Live animal exports stood at 1.8 billion euros in 2020Articles
In 2020, the Netherlands exported 1.8 billion euros worth of live animals.
Drop in import value lowers Caribbean Netherlands’ trade deficitsArticles
In 2020, all three islands of the Caribbean Netherlands recorded a year-on-year decrease in their goods trade deficit. St Eustatius saw the sharpest decline, followed by Bonaire and Saba.
Export value of goods reaches record high in 2005Articles
With a value of 281 billion euro, Dutch exports of goods were 10 percent higher than in 2004. The import value of goods increased by 9 percent in 2005 to 249 billion euro.
Goods exports to the UK lagging behindArticles
In 2017, Dutch goods exports to the UK represented a value of 39 billion euros, nearly the same amount as in 2016.
Higher trade deficits on Bonaire and Saba in 2019Articles
In 2019, Bonaire saw the highest increase in trade deficit among the three islands of the Caribbean Netherlands.
Export value agricultural products hits new recordArticles
In 2015 the value of agricultural exports amounted to 81.3 bn euros, the highest value ever.
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.
Contribution of re-exports doubled over past 20 yearsArticles
Re-exports of goods have become increasingly important for the Dutch economy over the past decades.
Steady growth in exportsArticles
The total volume of goods exports grew by 6.5 percent in March 2017 relative to March 2016.
€25.5 billion revenue from exports to the UKArticles
In 2018, the Netherlands earned 25.5 billion euros in exports of goods and services destined for the United Kingdom, up 4 percent on 2017.
Most substantial export growth in 6.5 yearsArticles
The volume of goods exports grew by 11 percent in June 2017 relative to June 2016.
Sustained growth exportsArticles
The total volume of goods exports grew by 2.9 percent in April 2017 relative to April 2016.
Agriculture accounts for over half of trade surplusArticles
The agricultural surplus ion the trade balance 26.1 bn euros versus 47.5 bn euros for all goods.
Dutch exports outside EU show higher growthArticles
The value of total goods exports from the Netherlands rose by 43.5 billion euros in 2017, an increase of 10 percent.
Sharp drop in exports to Ukraine and RussiaArticles
In March 2022, Dutch goods exports to Ukraine plummeted by 84 percent in value year on year.
Foreign trade the core focus of a new CBS publicationArticles
Foreign trade the core focus of a new CBS publication
84 million tonnes of goods from Russia and Ukraine to the NetherlandsArticles
In 2020, altogether 84 million tonnes of goods (one tonne equals 1,000 kg) arrived in the Netherlands from Russia and Ukraine, with a value of 32 billion euros.
The Netherlands largest EU importer of Brazilian agricultural goodsArticles
In 2021, the Netherlands was the EU’s largest direct importer of agricultural goods from Brazil.
International trade; imports and exports, SITC 3, country, 1996-2017Figures
Import and export value of goods; according to SITC classification (3 digit) and country (groups).
International trade; import and export value, SITC (3 digits), countriesFigures
Import, export value and trade balance of goods; SITC (3 digits) and countries.