Overview In 2020, Netherlands was the number 17 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), the number 6 in total exports, the number 8 in total imports,
the number 12 economy in terms of GDP per capita (current US$) and the number 22 most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI).
Exports The top exports of Netherlands are Refined Petroleum ($29.7B), Broadcasting Equipment ($19.3B), Packaged Medicaments ($18.8B), Computers ($13.7B), and Photo Lab Equipment ($11.7B), exporting mostly to Germany ($105B), Belgium ($56.1B), France ($43.7B), United Kingdom ($40.3B), and United States ($23.9B).
In 2020, Netherlands was the world's biggest exporter of Other live plants, cuttings and slips;
mushroom spawn ($4.4B), Cut Flowers ($4.01B), Malt Extract ($3.4B), Recreational Boats ($2.81B), and Coal Tar Oil ($2.52B)
Imports The top imports of Netherlands are Crude Petroleum ($32.1B), Refined Petroleum ($23.8B), Broadcasting Equipment ($21.9B), Computers ($14.7B), and Packaged Medicaments ($13.5B), importing mostly from Germany ($84.8B), China ($64.9B), United States ($42.7B), Belgium ($37.1B), and United Kingdom ($25.1B).
In 2020, Netherlands was the world's biggest importer of Industrial Fatty Acids, Oils and Alcohols ($5.73B), Cocoa Beans ($1.78B), Vehicle Bodies (including cabs) for the motor vehicles (8701 to 8705) ($1.55B), Alcohol > 80% ABV ($1.25B), and Inedible Fats and Oils ($1.14B)
Location Netherlands borders Belgium and Germany by land and Saint Kitts and Nevis, United Kingdom, Venezuela, and Anguilla by sea.