Imports to the Netherlands dropped 0.4 percent from a year earlier to EUR 36.71 billion in June 2019, due to lower purchases of fuels & lubricants (-5.1 percent), manufactured articles (-6.8 percent), and food (-3.4 percent). Meanwhile, imports rose for chemicals (6.2 percent) and machinery & equipment (2.7 percent). Purchases declined from the EU (-2.8 percent), while an increase was seen in imports from non-EU countries (2.4 percent). Imports in Netherlands averaged 12448.01 EUR Million from 1960 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 40540 EUR Million in October of 2018 and a record low of 584.90 EUR Million in August of 1960.
Imports in Netherlands is expected to be 38700.00 EUR Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Imports in Netherlands to stand at 38900.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Netherlands Imports is projected to trend around 40750.00 EUR Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.