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2019
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Exports
: $65.7B, Rnk 2 / 223

2019
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Top Product
: $7.56B, Crude Petroleum

2019
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Exports
: $53.1B, Rnk 3 / 219

2019
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Top Product
: $5.34B, Refined Petroleum

2019
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 1.19, Rnk 22 / 146

2019
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 1.34, Rnk 18 / 146

2019
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GDP
: $907B, CURRENT US$
Rnk 17 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP GROWTH
: 4.49%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 169 / 187

2019
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 GDP
: $533B, CURRENT US$
Rnk 23 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP GROWTH
: 10.8%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 161 / 187

2019
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GDP PC 
: $52,331, CURRENT US$
Rnk 13 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP PC GROWTH
: -0.35%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 163 / 187

2019
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GDP PC
: $46,421, CURRENT US$
Rnk 19 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 4.12%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 147 / 187

Netherlands-Belgium In 2019, Netherlands exported $65.7B to Belgium. The main products that Netherlands exported to Belgium are Crude Petroleum ($7.56B), Refined Petroleum ($7.01B), and Petroleum Gas ($2.51B). During the last 20 years the exports of Netherlands to Belgium have increased at an annualized rate of 5.3%, from $23.4B in 1999 to $65.7B in 2019.

In 2018, Netherlands exported services to Belgium worth $12.4B, with Other business services ($4.22B), Transportation ($3.28B), and Travel ($2.33B) being the largest in terms of value.

Belgium-Netherlands In 2019, Belgium exported $53.1B to Netherlands . The main products that Belgium exported to Netherlands were Refined Petroleum ($5.34B), Cars ($3.15B), and Coal Tar Oil ($1.37B). During the last 20 years the exports of Belgium to Netherlands have increased at an annualized rate of 4.82%, from $20.7B in 1999 to $53.1B in 2019.

In 2018, Belgium exported services to Netherlands worth $16.7B, with Other business services ($5.97B), Transportation ($4.86B), and Travel ($2.76B) being the largest in terms of value.

Comparison In 2019,  Netherlands ranked 22 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.19), and 7 in total exports ($534B). That same year, Belgium ranked 18 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.34), and 12 in total exports ($411B).

Historical Data

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Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2019, Netherlands exported $65.7B to Belgium. The main products exported from Netherlands to Belgium were Crude Petroleum ($7.56B), Refined Petroleum ($7.01B), and Petroleum Gas ($2.51B). During the last 20 years the exports of Netherlands to Belgium have increased at an annualized rate of 5.3%, from $23.4B in 1999 to $65.7B in 2019.

In 2019, Belgium exported $53.1B to Netherlands. The main products exported from Belgium to Netherlands were Refined Petroleum ($5.34B), Cars ($3.15B), and Coal Tar Oil ($1.37B). During the last 20 years the exports of Belgium to Netherlands have increased at an annualized rate of 4.82%, from $20.7B in 1999 to $53.1B in 2019.

Netherlands Exports

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Belgium Exports

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Market Competitiveness

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Measure

Netherlands
Top Destination
: Germany, $106B

Belgium
Top Destination
: Germany, $68.9B

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

In 2019, countries that imported more from Netherlands than Belgium were Germany ($106B), United Kingdom ($48.5B), and Chinese Taipei ($8.63B).

In 2019, countries that imported more from Belgium than Netherlands were France ($55.6B), Luxembourg ($6.92B), and India ($8B).

Comparative Advantage Netherlands - Belgium

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

During 2019, Netherlands had a large net trade with Belgium in the exports of Mineral Products ($19B), Machines ($9.48B), and Chemical Products ($8.97B).

During 2019, Belgium had a large net trade with Netherlands in the exports of Mineral Products ($9.97B), Chemical Products ($7.97B), and Transportation ($6.07B).

Bilateral Service Trade

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In 2018, Netherlands exported services to Belgium worth $12.4B, with Other business services ($4.22B), Transportation ($3.28B), and Travel ($2.33B) being the largest in terms of value.

In 2018, Belgium exported services to Netherlands worth $16.7B, with Other business services ($5.97B), Transportation ($4.86B), and Travel ($2.76B) being the largest in terms of value.

Service trade data is presented based on availability.

Economic Complexity

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Competitive Landscape

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