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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.
Quality of Dutch exports in global top 5
The Netherlands is in fourth position in the global IMF ranking of export quality.
International trade up again
The value of international goods trade was again higher in January 2005 than in the same month one year previously. Exports were 10 percent up reaching 21.1 billion euro, imports rose by 12 percent...
Trade deficit with US due to re-exports
In 2016, the Netherlands’ goods trade deficit with the US hit 12 billion euros, i.e. Dutch imports of goods exceeded exports. The trade deficit can be attributed almost entirely to large re-export...
Exports to Russia on the rise
During the first 7 months of 2017, exports to Russia amounted to nearly 3.2 billion euros.
Value of international trade up
In May 2005 the value of international trade in goods outstripped that of twelve months previously. Exports were 12 percent up on May 2004, reaching 22.4 billion euro.
Integration Agreements and Firm Internationalization
Economic Integration Agreements (EIAs) can be powerful instruments for countries to stimulate the international activity of their firms.
Holland and Brabant most important for trade with UK
Noord-Holland, Zuid-Holland and Noord-Brabant account for nearly two-thirds of goods trade with the United Kingdom.
Half of imports from the UK not for domestic use
In 2018, the Netherlands imported 26.4 billion euros worth of goods from the United Kingdom. This amount was only higher in 2012 and 2013.
EU’s share in Dutch exports has fallen slightly
Nearly 71 percent of Dutch goods exports in 2018 went to other countries within the EU, although the EU's share has declined slightly relative to 2010.
Italy fifth export destination for the Netherlands
Dutch exports to and imports from Italy in international goods trade, 2016.
UK has smaller share in Dutch domestic exports
The share of Dutch domestic exports going to the UK has diminished since 2017.
Import behavior and export performance of firms
We investigate to what extent the export performance of Dutch exporters is tied to their import behavior. In doing so, we particularly focus on the network dimension of trading.
Management quality and productivity
An empirical investigation into the relationship between the management quality of Dutch manufacturing firms and their productivity, innovativeness and portfolio of international activities.
Transition facility: insights into users 2012-2015
A descriptive analysis of de demography and trade behaviour of users of the instrument “Transition Facility” in the period 2012-2015.
Intermittent exporting: unusual business or business as usual?
We construct an empirically supported definition of intermittent and perennial exporting and investigate to what extent intermittent exporters are distinguishable from non-exporters and perennial...
Less industrial waste exported to China
In the first eight months of 2018, exports of industrial products to China amounted to nearly 4.8 billion euros, representing a year-on-year decrease of 860 million euros.
Trade deficit with the US narrower in 2018
In 2018, Dutch companies exported goods to the United States to a total of 23.7 billion euros, i.e. 20 percent up on the previous year.
Exports nearly 400 times higher than in 1917
The Netherlands' external trade has grown explosively over the past century.
Dutch domestic exports to the UK recording decline
In 2018, the total value of Dutch-manufactured goods exported to the United Kingdom dropped by 170 million euros to 20.2 billion euros, representing a year-on-year decrease of 1 percent.
Trade with the UK continues to grow
How has trade with the UK developed since the Brexit referendum?
Fact sheet International trade, January - August 2018
Key figures on goods trade in the period January – August 2018