Facts and figures on the Dutch fishing sector

Top 5 Export countries in sales value 2011
  € (x mln) %
Belgium 439 21%
Germany 433 21%
France 331 16%
Italy 297 15%
Spain 134 7%
Source: Statistics Netherlands
Top 5 Export fish products in sales value 2011
    € (x mln)
Shrimp   434
Pelagic (herring, mackerel, horse mackerel)   311
Mussels   120
Sole   84
Plaice   78
Source: Statistics Netherlands
The Dutch fishing fleet
Trawlers   14
Cutters   276
IJsselmeer vessels   65
Musselcutters   58
Source: Ministry of Economic Affairs (Netherlands)