Imports from India have increased eightfold since 2002
Between 2002 and 2022, the value of Dutch goods imported from India became eight times higher. India’s share in Dutch imports rose as well over the same period, from 0.6 percentage point to 1 percent.
Indian knowledge migration has doubled
In the period 2012-2017, immigration from India to the Netherlands more than doubled to over 8,600 annually. These are mainly knowledge migrants, with three-quarters employed in IT and information...
Modest share exports to large emerging markets
In 2012, the Dutch share of exports of goods to large emerging markets like China, India, Indonesia and Saudi Arabia was relatively modest compared to Germany and Belgium. Within the EU 28, the...
One in ten large companies relocate activities abroad
Ten percent of large companies in the Netherlands moved business activities to another country in the period 2009-2011. Lower wage costs were an important factor in this respect
Across the world more men than women smoke
In nearly all countries of the world, more men than women smoke. Also, the percentage of people who smoke daily decreased nearly everywhere between 1999 and 2009.