Of all the goods that come in, 44 percent intended for domestic use, 40 percent implemented and 16 percent re-exported.
Most goods come and go by sea
From 629 billion kilograms of goods sent 65 percent our country by ship, 15 percent come across the street, 11 percent per inland vessel and 8 per cent per pipeline. Goods are also most often transported by sea. More than a third of goods transported by ship, 23 percent leaving the country by barge, 19 percent by road and 17 percent by pipeline.
with about 0.15 percent airlines have a small share in the gross weight of incoming and outgoing goods flows. Relatively valuable general cargo is mainly transported by air. Therefore, the aviation share in the value of the goods is much larger: 4 percent supply and 8 percent of discharge go by plane.
Proportionately, most of the goods transported by sea enter our country (83 percent). After transshipment, these goods are mostly transported by sea, but also by inland waterway ships or through pipelines. More than half the weight of goods for re-export and for domestic use reaches the Netherlands by sea.
Machinery and electronics account for a quarter of the supply value
Of the total value of goods shipped or transferred in 2019 26 percent formed by machinery and electronics, 12 percent consists of means of transportation. Food and stimulants used 10 percent for grading, base metals and metal products 7 percent.
Expressed in weight, inventory for 17 percent of crude oil, for 14 percent of petroleum products, for 9 percent from foodstuffs, stimulants and for 9 percent of basic chemical products and fertilizers. In sewers, petroleum products with 21 percent the largest share, followed by basic chemicals and fertilizers (12 percent).
|Machinery and electronics||25.4||-2.1|
|Machinery and electronics||26.4||-2.1|
|Means of transportation||12.6||-1.3|
|Means of transportation||10.6||-1.1|
|Food and stimulants||9.0||-9.4|
|Food and stimulants||11.4||-10.2|
|Base metals and metal products||7.1||-4.3|
|Base metals and metal products||6.3||-4.9|
|Pharmaceuticals and Specialty Chemicals||5.3||-0.8|
|Pharmaceuticals and Specialty Chemicals||7.0||-1.0|
|Basic chemicals and
|Basic chemicals and
|Textiles, leather and their products;||4.7||-0.4|
|Textiles, leather and their products;||3.9||-0.5|
|Agricultural, forestry and fishery products||4.3||-7.3|
|Agricultural, forestry and fishery products||4.5||-5.1|
|Wood, pulp, paper, wood and paper products||2.6||-3.0|
|Wood, pulp, paper, wood and paper products||2.3||-4.0|
|Other mineral products||0.9||-2.7|
|Other mineral products||0.7||-1.8|
|Coal and lignite||0.6||-7.4|
|Coal and lignite||0.4||-6.3|
|Waste and secondary raw materials||0.5||-1.6|
|Waste and secondary raw materials||0.7||-2.3|
|Salt, sand, gravel, clay||0.2||-6.3|
|Salt, sand, gravel, clay||0.2||-4,4|
Most goods from Germany and Russia
Most of the goods were transported to our country from Russia and Germany in 2019, with successive 14 percent and 12 percent by weight. These two countries are followed by Norway, Iceland and the Faroe Islands (7 percent), United States (6 percent), and Belgium and Luxembourg (6 percent). England is in eighth place (4 percent).
Around 35 percent goods imported from Russia are crude oil, 22 percent of petroleum products and 19 percent from coal. From Germany, food ingredients and stimulants (21 percent), salt, sand, gravel and clay (18 percent), and basic chemicals and fertilizers (13 percent) supplied.
|Norway, Iceland and the Faroe Islands||6.9|
|United States of America||6.4|
|Belgium and Luxembourg||5.7|
|China, Taiwan and Mongolia||3.5|
|Southern Europe (EU)2)||3.3|
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2)The Southern European Region (EU) consists of Andorra, Ceuta, Chafarinas Islands, Melilla, Penon de Alhucemas, Penon de Vélez de la Gomera, Cyprus, Gibraltar, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, San Marino, Spain and Vatican City.
China, Taiwan and Mongolia are jointly in ninth place with 3 percent of the weight of the goods shipped. This region accounts for part of 16 percent of the landing value. This is due to the high proportion of machinery and electronics (63 percent).
In second place is Germany with a share 13 percent in landing value, followed by the United States, Belgium and the Eastern Europe (EU) region. England is in ninth place by share 4 percent in the value of goods unloaded in the Netherlands.
Almost half of the goods are shipped to neighboring countries
with almost 170 billion kilograms, Germany is by far the country from which most goods are transported: 30 percent of the total goods exported. Second in this ranking is Belgium (including Luxembourg) with a share of 15 percent. Nearly half of the gross weight of the disposal thus goes to one of the neighboring countries. Two-thirds of the weight of goods exports remains within the European Union.
|Belgium and Luxembourg||15.4|
|Southern Europe (EU)1)||4.7|
|Eastern Europe (EU)2)||4.2|
|Other or unknown||4.2|
|United States of America||3.5|
|Northern Europe (EU)3)||3.2|
|1)The Southern European Region (EU) consists of Andorra, Ceuta, Chafarinas Islands, Melilla, Penon de Alhucemas, Penon de Vélez de la Gomera, Cyprus, Gibraltar, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, San Marino, Spain and Vatican City.
2)The Eastern European Region (EU) consists of the countries of Bulgaria, Hungary, Croatia, Austria, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia and the Czech Republic.
3)The Northern European Region (EU) consists of the countries of Denmark, Finland and Sweden.
Germany, Belgium and Luxembourg together have more than 30 percent in the value of the goods shipped. A fifth went to Germany and 10 percent to Belgium and Luxembourg. Two-thirds of the value of disposals in 2019 went to EU countries.
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