Overview In 2019 Netherlands was the number 17 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), the number 7 in total exports, the number 7 in total imports,
the number 13 economy in terms of GDP per capita (current US$) and the number 22 most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI).
Exports The top exports of Netherlands are Refined Petroleum ($46.2B), Packaged Medicaments ($18.1B), Broadcasting Equipment ($16.6B), Photo Lab Equipment ($10.7B), and Computers ($10.7B), exporting mostly to Germany ($106B), Belgium ($65.7B), United Kingdom ($48.5B), France ($37B), and United States ($26.6B).
In 2019, Netherlands was the world's biggest exporter of Cut Flowers ($4.08B), Other Live Plants ($4.01B), Animal Food ($3.2B), Recreational Boats ($3.18B), and Malt Extract ($3.16B)
Imports The top imports of Netherlands are Crude Petroleum ($54.2B), Refined Petroleum ($41.8B), Broadcasting Equipment ($20.3B), Computers ($18.1B), and Cars ($14.3B), importing mostly from Germany ($87.7B), China ($65B), Belgium ($53.1B), United States ($47.8B), and Russia ($41.7B).
In 2019, Netherlands was the world's biggest importer of Industrial Fatty Acids, Oils and Alcohols ($5.29B), Coal Tar Oil ($4.46B), Cocoa Beans ($2.2B), Vehicle Bodies ($1.88B), and Molybdenum Ore ($939M)
Location Netherlands borders Belgium and Germany by land and Saint Kitts and Nevis, United Kingdom, Venezuela, and Anguilla by sea.