34 percent more Belgian enterprises in the NetherlandsArticles
In a span of five years, the number of Belgian-owned multinationals in the Netherlands has grown from 1,138 in 2015 to 1,528 in 2020. Over the same period, the contribution of Belgian-owned firms to the...
Composition development of goods exports: exporter characteristicsFigures
Export growth and Contribution to total export growth Size independent SME's; SIC 2008; Multinationals and Export status
Minister presented with ‘Dutch Trade in Facts and Figures 2022’ publicationArticles
On 31 August 2022 Liesje Schreinemacher, the Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, was presented with the new Statistics Netherlands (CBS) publication ‘Dutch Trade in Facts and...
Do firms or workers drive the foreign acquisition wage premium?Articles
An analysis of firm and worker contributions to the foreign acquisition wage premium in the Netherlands.
Exporting services: challenges to start, and to expandPublications
This publication looks at barriers to international trade in services. The first part focuses on the impact of trade barriers when it comes to the decision of firms to start exporting services to a new...
Non-Financial Corporations Split Into SubsectorsArticles
This is the (English) final report of a study partially funded by Eurostat on improvements in the compilation of gross national income (GNI).
Internationalisation Monitor 2022 Q2 – International trade in servicesPublications
In this edition of the Internationalisation Monitor we provide more insight into international trade in services: how did it develop in the past years and what barriers do firms encounter when they want...
Research and development; expenditure and funding per implementation sectorFigures
R&D expenditure, source of funding, type of cost, implementation sector
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.
Industry; production and sales, changes and index, 2015=100Figures
Indexfigures and changes of production, total turnover, domestic and foreign turnover in the industry by sectors and branches (SIC2008)
Service imports back at pre-pandemic levelArticles
In the first three months of 2022, the Netherlands imported 53.4 billion euros worth of services. This is over 20 percent more than in the previous year.
Economic importance of domestic exports has declinedArticles
In 2020, the Netherlands’ earnings from domestic exports accounted for 15.0 percent of GDP.
CBS expertise on large enterprises in high demandArticles
The Dutch economy relies to a great extent on multinationals and large companies which operate worldwide.
Unaccompanied foreign minor; nationality, sex and ageFigures
Unaccompanied foreign minor Nationality, sex, age
International service trade below pre-pandemic levelArticles
In the first nine months of 2021, exports of services were 1.2 percent up on one year previously and stood at 146.3 billion euros. Imports of services stood at 141.6 billion euros, representing a year-on-year...
Population; key figuresFigures
Population: key figures by sex, marital status, age, foreign background, households and population growth
Key figures by sector; National AccountsFigures
Sector accounts; key figures Most important figures of institutional sectors
Tourism value added recovered slightly in 2021Articles
In 2021, the gross value added of the tourism sector grew by 13.1 percent year on year (adjusted for price changes) and stood at 19 billion euros.
Import value of transport services 32 percent up in first half of 2022Articles
In the first six months of 2022, Dutch companies and consumers imported 22.7 billion euros in foreign transport services, i.e. nearly 32 percent more than in the first half of 2021.