EU-Vietnam - 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 Vietnam.

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


Companies and jobs

1,410 The number of Dutch companies that export to Vietnam.

87% The share of Dutch companies exporting to Vietnam that are small and medium-sized enterprises.


Exports and Imports

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

16th Vietnam is the Netherlands's 16th biggest trade partner outside the EU.

€ 912m The value of Dutch exports to Vietnam.

€ 4.7bn The value of Dutch imports from Vietnam.


EU trade agreements benefit companies and communities

  • Products: Dun and Bradstreet, 2018. The product examples are drawn from a sample of all EU companies exporting to Vietnam. The location represents place of production/shipment.
  • Companies: Statistics on international trade in goods by enterprise characteristics, Eurostat, 2015 (latest available year).