The Netherlands is the 8th largest export economy in the world and the 18th most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2017, the Netherlands exported $461B and imported $485B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $23.4B. In 2017 the GDP of the Netherlands was $826B and its GDP per capita was $52.5k.
The top exports of the Netherlands are Refined Petroleum ($37.2B), Broadcasting Equipment ($15.1B), Crude Petroleum ($14.9B), Human or Animal Blood ($13.2B) and Packaged Medicaments ($12.9B), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Crude Petroleum ($36.4B), Refined Petroleum ($33.1B), Broadcasting Equipment ($17.8B), Office Machine Parts ($15.9B) and Computers ($11B).
The top export destinations of the Netherlands are Germany ($89.9B), Belgium-Luxembourg ($67.6B), the United Kingdom ($47B), France ($29.8B) and Italy ($24.8B). The top import origins are Germany ($84.5B), Belgium-Luxembourg ($49.3B), China ($43.9B), the United States ($35.2B) and Russia ($27.7B).