2021
Flag  
GDP
$4.26TCURRENT US$
Rnk 4 / 204
2011-2021
Flag
GDP GROWTH
13.6%CURRENT US$
Rnk 130 / 204
2021
Flag
 GDP
$1.01TCURRENT US$
Rnk 17 / 204
2011-2021
Flag
GDP GROWTH
11.8%CURRENT US$
Rnk 138 / 204
2021
Flag
GDP PC 
$51,204CURRENT US$
Rnk 26 / 204
2011-2021
Flag
GDP PC GROWTH
9.63%CURRENT US$
Rnk 116 / 204
2021
Flag
GDP PC
$57,708CURRENT US$
Rnk 18 / 204
2011-2021
Flag
GDP PC GROWTH
6.41%CURRENT US$
Rnk 126 / 204

About

Germany-Netherlands In 2021, Germany exported $100B to Netherlands. The main products that Germany exported to Netherlands are Cars ($5.49B), Packaged Medicaments ($4.06B), and Refined Petroleum ($2.34B). During the last 26 years the exports of Germany to Netherlands have increased at an annualized rate of 3.84%, from $37.7B in 1995 to $100B in 2021.

In 2020, Germany exported services to Netherlands worth $15.9B, with Other business services ($5.25B), Travel ($2.48B), and Transportation ($2.47B) being the largest in terms of value.

Netherlands-Germany In 2021, Netherlands exported $129B to Germany. The main products that Netherlands exported to Germany were Refined Petroleum ($9.73B), Broadcasting Equipment ($3.85B), and Packaged Medicaments ($3.53B). During the last 26 years the exports of Netherlands to Germany have increased at an annualized rate of 4.2%, from $44.4B in 1995 to $129B in 2021.

In 2020, Netherlands exported services to Germany worth $27.1B, with Transportation ($7.22B), Other business services ($6.89B), and Travel ($4.77B) being the largest in terms of value.

Comparison In 2021,  Germany ranked 5 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.81), and 3 in total exports ($1.56T). That same year, Netherlands ranked 22 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.09), and 6 in total exports ($642B).

Historical Data

Bilateral Trade by Products

Depth
Value

In 2021, Germany exported $100B to Netherlands. The main products exported from Germany to Netherlands were Cars ($5.49B), Packaged Medicaments ($4.06B), and Refined Petroleum ($2.34B). During the last 26 years the exports of Germany to Netherlands have increased at an annualized rate of 3.84%, from $37.7B in 1995 to $100B in 2021.

In 2021, Netherlands exported $129B to Germany. The main products exported from Netherlands to Germany were Refined Petroleum ($9.73B), Broadcasting Equipment ($3.85B), and Packaged Medicaments ($3.53B). During the last 26 years the exports of Netherlands to Germany have increased at an annualized rate of 4.2%, from $44.4B in 1995 to $129B in 2021.

Exports from Germany (Flag) to Netherlands (Flag) (2021)

Exports from Netherlands (Flag) to Germany (Flag) (2021)

Market Competitiveness

Color
Germany
Top Destination
United States$135B
Netherlands
Top Destination
Germany$129B

This map shows whether countries import more from Germany or Netherlands. Each country is colored based on the difference in imports they receive from Germany and Netherlands or the difference in the growth in imports.

In 2021, countries that imported more from Germany than Netherlands were United States ($135B), China ($121B), and Austria ($81.7B).

In 2021, countries that imported more from Netherlands than Germany were Belgium ($80.2B), Nigeria ($4.58B), and Cayman Islands ($3.32B).

Difference in imports from Netherlands (Flag) and Germany (Flag) (2021)

Comparative Advantage Germany - Netherlands

Flow
Scale

This chart compares trade between Germany and Netherlands by product, considering products traded by both, Germany and Netherlands.

During 2021, Germany had a large net trade with Netherlands in the exports of Machines ($21.4B), Chemical Products ($15.7B), and Transportation ($10.6B).

During 2021, Netherlands had a large net trade with Germany in the exports of Machines ($23.6B), Chemical Products ($19.3B), and Mineral Products ($14.7B).

Service Trade

Bilateral Service Trade

In 2020, Germany exported services to Netherlands worth $15.9B, with Other business services ($5.25B), Travel ($2.48B), and Transportation ($2.47B) being the largest in terms of value.

In 2020, Netherlands exported services to Germany worth $27.1B, with Transportation ($7.22B), Other business services ($6.89B), and Travel ($4.77B) being the largest in terms of value.

Service trade data is presented based on availability.

Services Exports from Germany (Flag) to Netherlands (Flag) (2020)

Services Exports from Netherlands (Flag) to Germany (Flag) (2020)

Economic Complexity

Competitive Landscape

This visualization show the product space at the HS4 level colored from blue to yellow.  This mean that the more blue a dot/product is, the more Germany has comparative advantage over Netherlands. Similarly, the more yellow a dot/product is, the more Netherlands has comparative advantage over Germany.

Product Space of Germany (Flag) and Netherlands (Flag) (2021)

Have questions, comments, or concerns?
Send us an e-mail: [email protected]
Follow @OECtoday on
Created, Designed, and Developed by:
In collaboration with