Netherlands News

Some Dutch exports boom

Countries near the borders of Russia have experienced a boom in trade with the Netherlands, with Dutch exports to Kazakhstan up almost 50%. International t...
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Posted on November 1, 2023

Dutch exports to Russia fall

Dutch exports to Russia fell significantly last year but rose to several neighbouring countries, according to figures from national statistics agency CBS. ...
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Posted on October 31, 2023

Germany imports fewer fruit and vegetables from Holland

In Germany, Dutch fruit and vegetable imports declined strongly again in Q1 2023. It was down 20% compared to last year's first quarter and as much as a th...
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Posted on June 12, 2023

Dutch exports to Britain fall 20%

Exports from the Netherlands to Britain fell by 21% last year. This is in comparison with the pre-Covid year of 2019. The decline was due to the downtu...
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Posted on May 25, 2022

Falling EU imports to UK

Food and drink imports have been badly affected since 2019, with sales from the EU down nearly 11% in the nine months to September compared with pre-Covid ...
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Posted on December 30, 2021

Pakistan to promote exports to Netherlands

The government is concentrating on trade diplomacy to promote Pakistan’s trade and exports to foreign countries, according to Pakistan’s Ambassador-Des...
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Posted on June 28, 2021

Sheep meat imports fall in November

Import volumes of sheep meat into the UK fell by 9% in November. This was the lowest import for November on records back to 1997. The drop was caused in...
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Posted on January 24, 2021

EU companies selling surveillance tools to China

A human rights organisation has found that three companies based in France, Sweden and the Netherlands exported digital surveillance systems, such as facia...
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Posted on September 20, 2020

Flower exports from Holland down

In March 2020, the export value of horticultural products from the Netherlands such as flowers, plants, bulbs and nursery products declined by 22 percent y...
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Posted on May 10, 2020

Netherlands machinery exports increase

The Netherlands earns its highest proportion of export revenue from machines and machinery parts, according to new figures from the national statistics off...
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Posted on November 7, 2019

Whisky exports: new Scotland-Netherlands ferry possible

A Scottish company is discussing launching a new ferry line with a Dutch port Britain's potentially giving a speedy alternative route for Scottish exports ...
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Posted on August 27, 2019

Peruvian pomegranate exports yield positive results

Pomegranate exports from Peru increased slightly during the first four months of this year. The Netherlands was the main export destination, taking 51% ...
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Posted on May 28, 2019

Grape exports record from Peru

Peru should finish the 2018-19 table grape season with exports of 50 million 8.2 kilogram boxes. This means a 51.5% rise in exports over the previous s...
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Posted on March 22, 2019

Netherlands Exports reduce by 2 percent

According to the country's statistical office, the total volume of goods exports from the Netherlands shrank by 2.2 percent in December 2018 relative to th...
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Posted on February 18, 2019

High freight charges disadvantage Kenya flower exports

Small-scale farmers in Kenya have increased their output in recent years, but few are able to sell them in the export market due to the additional cost of ...
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Posted on February 11, 2019

Plant and flower exports from Holland falling

Plant and flower exports from Holland to the UK have fallen by 2% to the end of September 2018; this may be because of the fall in the value of sterling. ...
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Posted on November 17, 2018

Brazil exports mangoes to South Africa for first time

Brazil has shipped its first-ever mango export to South Africa, following an export agreement which was recently reached between the two countries. The Co...
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Posted on October 4, 2018

New train freight train connects the Netherlands to China

A new railway service connecting Amsterdam and Yiwu in China was launched on March 7. The 11,000-kilometre route travels through Germany, Poland, Belarus, ...
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Posted on March 20, 2018

Petition in Holland for rail freight policy action

A group of more than 50 rail freight stakeholders is presented a petition to the Dutch Parliament, asking for action to help stimulate rail cargo transport...
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Posted on December 1, 2017

UK pork exports slow down but imports up

UK exports of fresh and frozen pork during March were 3% lower than last on year but imports rose by a massive 47%. The fall in export volumes to 19,10...
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Posted on May 23, 2017

Dutch exports increase

The volume of Dutch exports rose by 8% in February compared with the same period a year earlier. The increase was due largely to exports of machinery, che...
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Posted on April 14, 2017

Rwanda Flower exports gain momentum

After more than three years of planned rose exports from Rwanda’s Gishari Flower Park in Rwamagana District, ‘encouraging’ flower shipments have been...
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Posted on January 1, 2017

Small business sector produces 26% of Dutch exports

More than 26% of the Dutch exports last year were made by independent small businesses, the Dutch statistics bureau CBS said last week. CBS noted that ...
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Posted on December 12, 2016

Electrified rail link for Tilburg freight terminal

Electric locomotives can now operate to the Railport Brabant (RPB) freight terminal in Tilburg, the Netherlands. ProRail has completed the installation ...
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Posted on March 16, 2016
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