This publication describes the evolution of trade in agricultural products of the Netherlands with the rest of the world, including imports and exports and provides initial estimates for 2021. It addresses questions such as: what are the main imports and exports agriculture in the Netherlands, and where is most of the growth? What are the main destinations and countries of origin of trade in agricultural products? What are the shares of domestic exports and re-exports, and where do underlying volume and price changes play a role? How much does the Netherlands earn in exports of agricultural products produced in the country?

In addition, this publication zooms in on hot topics. The following six themes are featured in the 2022 edition: the impact of Brexit; the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on trade; agricultural trade policies; destinations of agricultural imports; trade in organic products and trade in the context of international welfare.
It is a joint annual publication of Wageningen Economic Research and Statistics Netherlands, commissioned by the Dutch Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality (LNV). It appears every January on the occasion of the International Green Week (IGW) in Berlin, a trade fair for food, agriculture and gardening. This week coincides with the publication of the first agricultural data of the previous year by the Dutch ministry LNV. The fair is not taking place this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.