Exports to the UK account for 3.5 percent of GDP
In 2019, the Netherlands earned 28.3 billion euros in exports of goods and services destined for the United Kingdom.
Internationalisation Monitor 2021, fourth quarter, Exogenous shocks
How did Dutch trade in goods fare during the coronavirus and Brexit shocks? How have trading companies dealt with these exogenous shocks and which traders have been hit the hardest? Which...
Exports to the UK generated almost €26 billion in 2020
In 2020 – the year of the coronavirus outbreak – the Netherlands earned 25.6 billion euros from goods and service exports to the UK.
More British people moving to the Netherlands
The number of native British people who moved to the Netherlands from the UK rose again in 2019, while the number of native Dutch people migrating to the UK declined further.
€2 bn trade surplus in transport services with the UK
In Q1-Q3 2019 the Netherlands imported services from the UK to a value of 17.1 billion euros, while service exports to the UK amounted to 19.3 billion euros. The trade surplus with the UK stood at...
Growth in exports to the United Kingdom lagging behind
In 2019, Dutch goods exports to the United Kingdom represented a value of 40 billion euros, 0.5 percent less than in 2018.
Goods imports from the UK up by 14 percent
In the first half of 2021, the import value of Dutch goods trade with the United Kingdom amounted to 11.3 billion euros.
More optimism among entrepreneurs, but not in all sectors
At the beginning of Q2 2021, business confidence was cautiously positive for the first time since the onset of the coronavirus crisis, although manufacturers in many sectors are still gloomy.
Fewer food products crossing the Channel
In the period January-August 2021, fresh food exports to the UK declined in value by 193 million euros year-on-year.
Exogenous shocks - Brexit (chapter 5 Internationalisation Monitor)
Trade in goods with the UK after Brexit: Truly tariff-free? brexit
121 million euros paid in duties on imports from the UK
In the first eight months since the UK's departure from the European single market, a total of 121 million euros was paid in import duties on Dutch imports from the UK.
Domestic exports to the United Kingdom down by 17 percent
In the first ten months of 2020, exports of Dutch-manufactured goods to the United Kingdom amounted to 14.5 billion euros.
Fewer goods, more services to the UK in 2021
In 2021, Dutch goods exports to the United Kingdom amounted to 40.5 billion euros.
More domestic exports to the UK in Q1 2021
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.