The Netherlands is the 9th largest export economy in the world. In 2016, the Netherlands exported $435B and imported $393B, resulting in a positive trade balance of $42.8B.
The top exports of the Netherlands are Refined Petroleum ($34.4B), Computers ($14.3B), Packaged Medicaments ($13.5B), Telephones ($13.4B) and Medical Instruments ($8.65B), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Refined Petroleum ($23B), Crude Petroleum ($21.4B), Computers ($15.5B), Telephones ($14.4B) and Cars ($9.2B).
The top export destinations of the Netherlands are Germany ($99B), Belgium ($45.9B), the United Kingdom ($40B), France ($36.1B) and the United States ($19.2B). The top import origins are Germany ($86.8B), China ($57.4B), Belgium ($44.7B), the United States ($39.7B) and Russia ($29.3B).