Monday 18 November 2019

Dutch exports to Iran grew by 21% in 2015

Bert Koenders on a visit to Iran in September 2015.Dutch exports to Iran increased by 21% last year, ahead of the lifting of international sanctions in January this year.

The value of goods exported from the Netherlands reached €450 million, putting Iran 64th in the ranking order of destinations, according to figures published by national statistics office CBS.

Medical equipment made up more than one-third of all exports.

In 2011, as the US and European Union trade embargo was being phased in, Dutch companies exported €600 million worth of goods to Iran.

Before 2010 the country was one of the main suppliers of oil to the Netherlands, selling €944 million worth in 2009, but all imports were suspended in 2012. has been free for 13 years, but now we are asking our readers to help. Your donation will enable us to keep providing you with fair and accurate news and features about all things Dutch.
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