International Trade in the Netherlands

International Trade in Netherlands

The Netherlands entered into recession after the second trimester of 2008, the country was strongly affected by the international crisis due to its dependence on foreign trade.  Its GDP experienced a historic contraction of -4% in 2009.  The revival of global trade has allowed the country... Read more

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Overview About International Trade in the Netherlands

Main Industry Sectors

The agricultural sector represents 3% of the country's GNP. The profits from production are high and the use of the agricultural surface area is very intensive. Nearly 60% of the production is exported, either directly or through the food industry, what makes of the Netherlands the third exporter of agricultural products in the world. Cereals, potatoes and horticultural products are the main crops.
Industrial activity, practically, generates nearly a quarter of the GNP through food-processing, the petro-chemical industry, metallurgy and also the transport equipment industry. The Netherlands is also amongst the major producers and distributors of oil and natural gas.
Services account for more than 70% of the national income and they are mainly centered on transportation, distribution, logistics, banking and insurances.

 

Economic Overview

The Netherlands entered into recession after the second trimester of 2008, the country was strongly affected by the international crisis due to its dependence on foreign trade.  Its GDP experienced a historic contraction of -4% in 2009.  The revival of global trade has allowed the country to recover with a slow growth drawn by the

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