Overview: In 2018 Netherlands was the number 17 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), the number 7 in total exports, the number 8 in total imports, and the number 20 most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2018, Netherlands exported $550B and imported $614B, resulting in a negative trade balance of -$63.4B. In 2018, Netherlands's exports per capita were $31.9k and its imports per capita were $35.6k.
Trade: The top exports of Netherlands are Refined Petroleum ($46.9B), Broadcasting Equipment ($18.1B), Packaged Medicaments ($16.2B), Computers ($11.2B), and Office Machine Parts ($11.2B). The top imports of Netherlands are Crude Petroleum ($55.4B), Refined Petroleum ($48B), Broadcasting Equipment ($21B), Computers ($17.3B), and Packaged Medicaments ($16B).
Destinations: Netherlands exports mostly to Germany ($111B), Belgium-Luxembourg ($71.3B), United Kingdom ($50.7B), France ($38.3B), and United States ($25.3B), and imports mostly from Germany ($93.6B), China ($63.7B), Belgium-Luxembourg ($57.5B), United States ($44.9B), and Russia ($41B).
Location: Netherlands borders Germany by land and Saint Kitts and Nevis, United Kingdom, Venezuela, and Anguilla by sea.