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Purchased raw and auxiliary materials
The value of purchased raw and auxiliary materials (including purchased semi-finished products) and packing material for single use in the production process.
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.
Developing a material flow monitor for the Netherlands from national statistical data
Statistics Netherlands (CBS) developed a Material Flow Monitor (MFM) that captures national resource extraction, imports and exports, product flows between economic sectors, as well as emissions and...
Agricultural export value over 90 bn euros in 2018
Agricultural exports in 2018 were worth an estimated 90.3 billion euros, i.e. 0.2 percent up on 2017. While exports rose, prices dropped relative to 2017.
Concentration of nitrate in upper groundwater
Over the last few years, the amount of nitrate in the upper groundwater layer of agricultural sandy soils has declined to the extent that the target value of 50 mg per litre has been achieved.
Natural gas trade deficit for the first time in 2018
The Netherlands became a net importer of natural gas last year. Natural gas had an import value of almost 12 billion euros, an increase of 43 percent on 2017.
Natural gas revenues almost 417 billion euros
The largest gas field in Europe was discovered near Slochteren (Groningen) on 29 May 1959, this gave natural gas a vital role in the Dutch energy supply.
Material of little value to the company that the company wants to dispose of (Environmental Management Act, C.1, art. 1.1). Exceptions are: radioactive waste; hazardous waste registered with the...
Coal and coal products; indigenous production, imports, exports; from 1802
Indigenous production, imports and exports and supply of coal and output of patent fuel, coke oven cokes and gas works gas
Particulate matter emissions by agriculture
Between 2000 and 2016, emissions of particulate matter (PM10) by the agricultural sector increased by 3 percent. In this period, the value added of agriculture increased by 19 percent.
Dutch well-being high, but under increasing pressure
it is becoming more difficult to maintain this level of well-being. Many elements of Dutch natural capital are showing systemic deterioration, with increasing pressure on plant and animal...
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