Netherlands

EU-Japan - a boost for jobs and exports in the Netherlands

Businesses of all sizes in towns and cities across the Netherlands already export a wide range of goods and services to Japan.

The EU-Japan trade agreement will make it easier and cheaper for them to do so.

 

Companies and jobs

2,804 The number of Dutch companies that export to Japan.

90% The share of Dutch companies exporting to Japan that are small and medium-sized enterprises.

26,636 The number of jobs in the Netherlands that EU exports to Japan help support.

739,560 The number of jobs in the EU that EU exports to Japan help support.

 

What kind of products does the Netherlands export to Japan?

Companies across the Netherlands export goods and services to Japan.

 
 

Exports and Imports

The Netherlands and Japan already have a close trading relationship. The EU-Japan trade agreement will give it a big boost.

5th Japan is the Netherlands's 5th biggest trade partner outside the EU.

€3.6 bn The value of Dutch exports to Japan.

€9.9 bn The value of Dutch imports from Japan.

 

EU trade agreements benefit companies and communities

 
 
Sources
  • Products: Dun and Bradstreet, 2018. The product examples are drawn from a sample of all EU companies exporting to Japan. The location represents place of production/shipment.
  • Companies: Statistics on international trade in goods by enterprise characteristics, Eurostat, 2015 (latest available year).
  • Jobs: European Commission, JRC estimates. Figures based on latest available data (2014).