Netherlands fifth-largest asparagus producer in Europe
Asparagus production grew again in 2016, especiallyl in southwest Noord-Brabant and north Limburg.
More and more East European transporters active in the Netherlands
East European – in particular Polish – transport companies are increasingly active in the Netherlands. Within the European Union (EU), the Netherlands is the fifth largest exporter of transport...
Construction sector monitoring study (first measurements) (Dutch only)
Custom-made tables concerning the (Dutch) construction sector presenting results of almost 40 indicators spread across 5 themes: macro-economy, enterprises, employment, innovation and...
Machinery most profitable Dutch export product
The Netherlands earned almost 13 bn euros from exports of machinery and machine parts in 2015.
Internationalisation Monitor 2018, third quarter
This edition of the Internationalisation Monitor focuses on export strategies and revenue models of exporting companies within the Netherlands.
The Exports Radar is an instrument to analyse developments in exports of goods.
Sustained increase exporters
In 2012, the number of export companies grew by 10 thousand to 126 thousand. It has grown for the third consecutive year.
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.
Dutch chocolate exports spreading
The Netherlands exported domestically produced chocolate and semi-finished products worth 2.8 bn euros in 2015.
Entrepreneurs still pessimistic about export position
At the beginning of 2021, Dutch entrepreneurs had a predominantly negative opinion about exports for the fourth consecutive quarter, despite less pessimism among manufacturers compared to the...
Exports account for one third of employment
In 2012, exports of goods and services generated the equivalent of 2.2 million full-time jobs in the Netherlands. This accounts for one third of total employment in the country.
1/5 of manufacturing exports are carry-along trade
One-fifth of all exports by Dutch manufacturers consist of products that are not self-manufactured, but supplied along with their own products, a phenomenon referred to as carry-along trade.
Africa increasingly important for Dutch exports
Over the period 2008-2014, the share of Dutch goods exported to Africa has grown from 2.6 to 3.3 percent. In 2014, the value of exports to Africa was more than 14.2 billion euros and exceeded the...
International trade; Dutch export specialisation with respect to the EU
Balassa index, share in total exports, exports of Dutch products and re-exports broken down by the Chapters of the Harmonised System.