Overview: In 2018 Netherlands was the number 17 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), the number 7 in total exports, the number 8 in total imports,
the number 14 economy in terms of GDP per capita (current US$) and the number 20 most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI)
Exports: 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), exporting mostly to Germany ($111B), Belgium-Luxembourg ($71.3B), United Kingdom ($50.7B), France ($38.3B), and United States ($25.3B).
In 2018, Netherlands was the world's biggest exporter of Coal Tar Oil ($5.38B), Cut Flowers ($4.17B), Other Live Plants ($4.13B), Animal Food ($3.23B), and Malt Extract ($3.15B)
Imports: The top imports of Netherlands are Crude Petroleum ($55.4B), Refined Petroleum ($48B), Broadcasting Equipment ($21B), Computers ($17.3B), and Packaged Medicaments ($16B), importing mostly from Germany ($93.6B), China ($63.7B), Belgium-Luxembourg ($57.5B), United States ($44.9B), and Russia ($41B).
In 2018, Netherlands was the world's biggest importer of Coal Tar Oil ($4.58B), Vehicle Bodies ($2.35B), Cocoa Beans ($2.15B), Molybdenum Ore ($858M), Alcohol > 80% ABV ($839M)
Location: Netherlands borders Germany by land and Saint Kitts and Nevis, United Kingdom, Venezuela, and Anguilla by sea.