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Export value substantially higher
In August 2005 the value of the export of goods van goods was 14 percent higher than in August 2004, reaching 22.3 billion euro.
Trade deficit on St Eustatius down in 2018
In 2018, the trade deficits of Bonaire and Saba rose while the deficit of St Eustatius declined.
Blueberry sales in supermarkets continue to grow
Blueberries have soared in popularity over the past few years.
The quantity of goods that come to the Netherlands from abroad according to the method of physical border crossing.
Exports nearly 400 times higher than in 1917
The Netherlands' external trade has grown explosively over the past century.
Value exports to Australia worth 4.2 billion euros
Last year, the Netherlands exported goods and services worth 4.2 bn euros to Australia.
Dutch exports to Belgium and Luxembourg growing
In September 2009, the Benelux celebrates its 65th anniversary. Goods trade between the Netherlands and the other Benelux countries has grown substantially over the period 1946-2008.
Imports from China and Hong Kong
In March 2020, the value of Dutch goods imports from China and Hong Kong showed a year-on-year decline of 9 percent.
Dissecting carry-along trade: what's in the bundle?
Replicating the delineation of carry-along trade (CAT) developed by Bernard et al (2012) for the Netherlands, case studies at the firm-product-country level reveal that many sourced export products...
National accounts of the Netherlands 2009
The National accounts represent the official statistical review of the Dutch economy.
Increased trade with the UK in 2016
Dutch exports to the UK and their contribution to the Dutch economy
EU countries buying more clothing from Asia
EU-28 imports of clothing in 2015 amounted to 81 billion euros, with over 77 percent made in Asia.
Imports from China rising more slowly
Dutch companies increase their imports of Chinese goods almost every year. However, since 2004 the value of goods imported from China has risen by less each year.
More inbound fruit shipments in first half of 2020
In the first six months of 2020, reefer cargo shipments were 2.8 percent up in volume relative to one year previously.
China's share in goods imports grew further in 2021
In 2021, the Netherlands imported 48 billion euros in goods from China. Two thirds of the goods left the Netherlands again in a virtually unprocessed state as re-exports
Cargo throughput at Dutch seaports recovered in 2021
In 2021, the total volume of incoming and outgoing cargo shipments to and from Dutch seaports increased by 6.4 percent to 593 million tonnes.
Foreign trade up 6 percent in June
The value of imports to and exports from the Netherlands was 6 percent higher in June than in the same month last year. Imports amounted to 20.7 billion euro, exports to 23.8 billion euro.
Inbound and outbound goods transport virtually stable in 2019
In 2019, altogether 629 billion kg of goods arrived in the Netherlands, i.e. 1 percent up on the previous year.
Over 3 thousand companies exported to Russia in 2021
In 2021, more than 3,000 enterprises in the Netherlands exported goods to Russia. Forty percent were active in wholesale trade and 10 percent in the machinery industry
Soya imports from Brazil up despite price hike
Despite a 39-percent price increase last year, the Netherlands imported 2 percent more soybeans from Brazil than in 2020. With a total weight of 2.4 bn kg.
Trade deficit up on Bonaire, down on Saba and Statia
In 2016, the trade deficit on Bonaire grew for the second consecutive year.