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

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  • Japan
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  • 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. Read the factsheets for full details

Companies and jobs

The number of Dutch companies that export to Japan.
The share of Dutch companies exporting to Japan that are small and medium-sized enterprises.
The number of jobs in the Netherlands that EU exports to Japan help support.
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.

Let's take three towns or cities:

A map of the Netherlands


Exports and Imports

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.

Other EU countries export to Japan too!

Go to EU-Japan in your town to learn more about other EU countries' exports to Japan



  • 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).