Exports reach a six month high

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThe volume of Dutch exports was up 5.4% in July, compared with July 2014, the national statistics office CBS said on Friday.

This is the highest growth since January 2015, when exports were up 6.2%, the CBS said. Exports are a main motor of the Dutch economy.

The increase in exports boosted the Dutch trade surplus in July to €4.8bn. Exports totalled €36.6bn while the Netherlands imported goods worth €31.7bn.

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