Netherlands

Netherlands

Demography


Location: Western Europe, bordering the North Sea, between Belgium and Germany
Capital City: Amsterdam
Population: 16,715,999 (2009)
Total surface area in sq.km: 41,526 sq km
Official language: Dutch, Frisian
Currency: Euro

 

Economy


GDP (current USD): $ 860 billion
GDP per capita (PPP): $ 40,850
Inflation Rate (annual, 2009): 0.7%
Currency Exchange Rate (average, 2009): $ 1.39

 

Trade

 

Total Exports:

$ 546 billion

Total Exports as a % of GDP:

63%

Total Imports:

$ 495 billion

Total imports as a %of GDP:

58%

Exports to South Asia (% of total exports):

0.5%

Imports from South Asia (% of total imports):

0.9%

Documents required for exports (Number):

4

Documents required for Imports (Number):

5

Ease of doing business (Rank):

30

 

Top 5 Countries by Imports:

 

Country

Share in total imports

Germany

20.1%

Belgium

10.8%

China

8.6%

USA

7.9%

UK

6.4%


Top 5 Commodities by Imports:

 

Commodity Type

Share in total imports

Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products or their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes.

15.9%

Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof.

14.1%

Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound reacorders adn reproducers, and parts and accessories of articles.

11.4%

Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof.

5.4%

Organic chemicals

3.6%


Infrastructure


Number of Airports: 27
Number of Ports: 5
Roads (kms): 135,470 km
Rail (kms): 2,896 km
Mobile user penetration (per 100 people): 125 (2008)
Landline user penetration (per 100): 44 (2008)
Internet user penetration (per 100): 87 (2008)

 

Relationship with India


Read Bilateral Relations with India

Share of India in total imports: 0.6%

Top 5 imported commodities from India:

Country

Share in total imports

Petroleum & crude products

47.82%

Engineering goods

21.27%

Chemicals & related products

7.24%

Readymade garments

6.81%

Leather & leather manufactures

2.36%


Trade Facilitation Bodies
Council of EU Chambers of Commerce in India -http://www.euindiachambers.com