Imports to the Netherlands decreased 4.0 percent from a year earlier to EUR 35.39 billion in August 2019, due to lower purchases of fuels & lubricants (-24.9 percent); manufactured goods (-1.9 percent); fuels & lubricants (-12.8 percent); and food (-3.0 percent). Conversely, imports rose for both miscellaneous manufactured articles (3.3 percent) and chemicals (3.2 percent). Purchases declined from the EU (-2.7 percent) and non-EU countries (-5.3 percent). Imports in Netherlands averaged 12516.70 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 36120.00 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 40100.00 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.

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Netherlands Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 3879.00 4117.00 6491.00 -907.60 EUR Million [+]
Current Account 13615.80 19394.10 28164.40 -14364.00 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 10.80 10.50 10.80 -1.00 percent [+]
Imports 35392.00 38223.00 40540.00 584.90 EUR Million [+]
Exports 39271.00 42340.00 45377.00 494.60 EUR Million [+]
External Debt 3724454.00 3795904.00 4089607.00 1818325.30 EUR Million [+]
Terms of Trade 101.10 102.00 104.00 91.70 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows 13345.80 19939.80 38120.90 -21724.30 EUR Million [+]
Remittances 37.90 37.10 171.00 0.00 EUR Million [+]
Gold Reserves 612.45 612.50 911.82 612.45 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 1.96 2.41 2.78 0.18 [+]
Weapons Sales 369.00 1132.00 1213.00 5.00 USD Million [+]
Crude Oil Production 13.00 13.00 87.00 11.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Foreign Direct Investment -19677.00 -186670.00 189388.00 -186670.00 EUR Million [+]

Netherlands Imports by Country Last Previous
China 3895000.00 3293000.00 EUR THO Jul/19
Belgium 3489000.00 3740000.00 EUR THO Jul/19
Norway 782000.00 949000.00 EUR THO Jul/19
Malaysia 661000.00 553000.00 EUR THO Jul/19
Hong Kong 504000.00 444000.00 EUR THO Jul/19
Sweden 481000.00 553000.00 EUR THO Jul/19
Singapore 453000.00 323000.00 EUR THO Jul/19
Taiwan 388000.00 301000.00 EUR THO Jul/19
Finland 344000.00 341000.00 EUR THO Jul/19
Thailand 339000.00 302000.00 EUR THO Jul/19
Brazil 288000.00 291000.00 EUR THO Jul/19
Switzerland 284000.00 250000.00 EUR THO Jul/19
South Korea 280000.00 379000.00 EUR THO Jul/19
Saudi Arabia 262000.00 132000.00 EUR THO Jul/19
Austria 258000.00 249000.00 EUR THO Jul/19
Kuwait 237000.00 202000.00 EUR THO Jul/19
Indonesia 217000.00 230000.00 EUR THO Jul/19
Luxembourg 85000.00 82000.00 EUR THO Jul/19
European Union 19842.00 19672.00 EUR Million Jul/19
Germany 6590.00 6081.00 EUR Million Jul/19

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Netherlands Imports

The Netherlands main imports are: fuel (29 percent of total imports), machinery (26 percent), food and live animals (8.6 percent), pharmaceuticals and electronics. Main import partners are: Germany (17 percent of total imports), Belgium (10 percent), China (8.5 percent), United Kingdom (6.9 percent), United States (6.6 percent), Russia and Italy. This page provides the latest reported value for - Netherlands Imports - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Netherlands Imports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
35392.00 38223.00 40540.00 584.90 1960 - 2019 EUR Million Monthly




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