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UK third largest destination in service exports
The United Kingdom is the largest market for Dutch services, after Germany and Ireland. In 2018, the Netherlands exported 23.8 billion euros of services to the UK, over 4 percent more than in the...
The Netherlands exports 1.3 billion euro worth of sweets
In 2008, the value of sweets exports was nearly twice as high as its imports value. Chocolate is by far the most popular type of sweets.
large concerns account for three-quarters of Dutch exports
Companies that are part of a large Dutch or foreign concern account for three-quarters of the export value of goods exported by the Dutch private sector.
Quality of Dutch exports in global top 5
The Netherlands is in fourth position in the global IMF ranking of export quality.
Volume of exports to Scotland relatively low
The international trade between the Netherlands and Scotland in 2015
Dutch imports of German wine grow by 13 percent
The Netherlands imported more than 71 million litres of German wine last year, an increase by 13 percent relative to 2007. Since the turn of the century, German wine imports have tripled.
More roses imported
In the first eight months of last year, 2.5 billion roses were imported into the Netherlands, 3 percent more than in the same period one year previously. Kenya is by far the largest supplier.
France most affected by US import tariffs
The recent US import tariffs on competing goods exported by EU countries are affecting France most severely. Goods include aircraft and wines, at an export value of 2.7 bn euros in 2018.
More cattle imported
In the first four months of this year, 357 thousand head of cattle were imported into the Netherlands, a 15 percent increase relative to the first four months of 2007. Last year, cattle imports rose...