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The Netherlands largest EU importer of soy, palm oil and cocoa
The Netherlands is a major importer of products that are linked to deforestation and land degradation by the European Commission.
Internationalisation Monitor 2023, second edition – Sustainable trade?
This edition highlights the sustainability aspects of Dutch trade by means of environmentally friendly and polluting goods. Interconnectedness in global value chains and the import foodprint are...
Goods exports top 700 billion euros for the first time
In 2022, the value of exported goods was 170.4 billion euros or 30 percent higher than in 2021. Goods imports rose by 182.2 billion euros (37 percent).
Internationalisation Monitor 2023, first edition – India
This edition highlights the Indian economy and the trade and investment relationship between the Netherlands and India. The interdependence between the two countries in global value chains is also...
Agricultural exports hit record value due to price hikes
In 2022, the Netherlands exported 122.3 billion euros worth of agricultural goods. This is over 17 percent more than in 2021. The increase in the value of agricultural exports comes from higher...
Greenhouse gas and natural resource footprints
Greenhouse gas and natural resource footprints for 2010 up to and including 2018 specified for production and consumption perspectives, CO2 and other greenhouse gases and four types of natural...
Internationalisation Monitor 2022, fourth quarter – Productivity
In this edition of the Internationalisation Monitor, we relate recalibrated productivity estimates (multifactor productivity) to internationalisation, innovation and business dynamics.
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
Exports to Taiwan quadrupled since 2010
Between 2010 and 2021, the value of Dutch goods exports to Taiwan increased fourfold. In the same period, the value of exports to East Asia as a whole increased by 2.5 times.
Minister presented with ‘Dutch Trade in Facts and Figures 2022’ publication
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...
Exporting services: challenges to start, and to expand
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...
Service imports back at pre-pandemic level
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.